Monthly Archives: July 2019
The acting Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Duque, announced the winners of the 2019 National Research Awards and congratulated them on behalf of the Government. The jury agreed to award Prof. Susana Marcos with the National Research Award ‘Leonardo Torres Quevedo’ in the area of Engineering for its pioneering contributions to optical and photonic engineering, and to the industrial development of diagnostic and correction instruments in ophthalmology which have benefited thousands of patients.
The National Research Awards represent the most important recognition in the field of scientific research in Spain. They aim to distinguish the merit of those researchers of Spanish nationality who have outstanding work in scientific fields of international relevance and who contribute exceptionally to the advancement of science, the transfer of technology and the progress of humanity.