Hausdorff memorial prize
 Terms

 The prize is awarded for the best dissertation of an academic year.
 Candidates may be nominated by professors or privatdozenten up until 18 October.
 The decision is made by Jury appointed by the department.
 The prize is composed of a prize money of €500 and selected literature.
 The annual award ceremony is held on the anniversary of Felix Hausdorff's death on 26 January (or on an adjacent day).
 Current Awardee

Awardees of the Hausdorff Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis in the academic year 2019/20 in Mathematics are:
Dr. Danica Kosanović
Title of the PhD thesis:
A geometric approach to the embedding calculus knot invariants
Dr. Vera Traub
Title of the PhD thesis:
Approximation algorithms for traveling salesman problems
 Overview Adwardees

Recipients of the Hausdorff Memorial Award of the Department of Mathematics of previous academic years2018/19Herr Dr. Richard Höfer"Sedimentation of particle suspensions in Stokes flows"2017/18Frau Dr. Eva Kopfer"Heat flows on timedependent metric measure spaces"2016/17Frau Dr. Martina Vera Baar"Stochastic individual based models of adaptive dynamics and applications to cancer immunotherapy"2015/16Herr Dr. Stefan Schreieder"Construction problems in algebraic geometry and the Schottky Problem"2014/15Herr Dr. Robert Kucharczyk"On arithmetic properties on Fuchsian groups and Riemann surfaces"2013/14Frau Dr. Angkana Rüland"On Some Rigidity Properties in PDEs"2012/13Herr Dr. Matthias Erbar"Ricci curvature and gradient flows of the entropy for jump processes"2011/12Herr Dr. Peter Scholze"Perfectoid spaces"2010/11Herrn Dr. Eugen Hellmann"On arthmetic families of filteredmodules and crystalline representations"Frau Dr. Barbara Zwicknagl"Mathematical analysis of microstructures and low hysteresis shape memory alloys"2009/10Herr Dr. Benedikt Wirth
"Variational Methods in Shape Space"
2008/09Herr Dr. Ulrich Terstiegge"Intersections of arithmetic HirzebruchZagier cycles"2006/07
Herr Dr. Johannes Ebert"Characteristic classes of spin surface bundles: Applications of the MadsenWeissTheory"Herr Dr. Robert Philipowski"Stochastic Interacting Particle Systems and Nonlinear Particel Differential Equations from Fluid Mechanics"2004/05Frau Dr. Eva Mierendorf"On affine Deligne Lusztig Varieties for GL"