Bernd Fischer Award 2022

  • Schmitt, Lea-Maria (Award Recipient)

Prize: Awards of the University of Luebeck

General Description

The Bernd Fischer Award 2022 for an outstanding PhD thesis in the Departments of Computer Science or Natural Sciences is awarded to Dr. rer. nat. Lea Maria Schmitt for her dissertation on "Neural networks of semantic prediction in speech comprehension" at the Institute of Psychology.

The Bernd Fischer Award has been awarded since 2016 and commemorates the mathematician Prof. Dr. Bernd Fischer (1957 - 2013). As the Head of the Institute of Mathematics and Image Computing and Luebeck`s Fraunhofer Project Group on Image Registration (MEVIS) Professor Fischer played a major role in establishing the field of computer science at the university. He was extremely committed and popular among his colleagues and his students for his excellent teaching, his extraordinary research and his work on behalf of the university.
The award is endowed with 2,500 euros and is awarded annually by the Association of Alumni and Friends of the University of Luebeck.
Degree of recognitionLocal
Granting OrganisationsVerein der Alumni, Freunde und Förderer der Universität zu Lübeck e. V.

Awarded at event

Event titleUniversity Awards 2022
LocationKolosseum Lübeck, Lübeck, GermanyShow on map
Period07.11.2022

Research Area or Academic Center

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)