Welcome to the Hector Fellow Academy
We Create Synergies to Promote Interdisciplinary Cutting-Edge Research
The Hector Fellow Academy is a young academy of sciences. It offers a platform for networking, interdisciplinary exchange, and mutual inspiration to the laureates of the Hector Science Award. In addition, the Academy supports promising young researchers.
Network of Top Researchers from STEM-subjects, Development of Innovative & Cutting-Edge Research Approaches
Promotion of Young Scientists
Membership in an Excellent Research Network, Room for Visionary Ideas, Full-Time Positions + Material Expenses
About the Hector Fellow Academy
Interdisciplinary Network for Cutting-Edge Research
The Hector Fellow Academy was founded in 2013. Today, this network consists of 21 professors and 12 young scientists working in the areas of natural and engineering sciences. New research topics and innovation are instigated by bringing together these outstanding scientists across institutions and scientific disciplines. The Hector Fellow Academy strengthens research in Germany and contributes to solving global challenges by raising awareness of socio-political issues.
Hector Fellow Peter Gumbsch was elected into the National Academy of Engineering of the United
For his great achievements in the field of optogenetics Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann was honored withto the news overview