Helmut Dosch receives Honorary Doctorate from the Kurchatov Institute

Professor Helmut Dosch

The chairman of the Board of Directors of DESY, Professor Helmut Dosch, received an honorary doctorate from the Kurchatov Institute on 25 November. In a ceremony at the Russian institute, Dosch was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of X-ray techniques of condensed matter investigation, including phase transitions, and for strengthening the German-Russion collaboration in the field of utilisation of synchrotron radiation for a wide range of scientific problems. Dosch is the first foreigner becoming a honorary doctor of the Kurchatov Institute.