The Roentgen Medal 2020-2029

Every year a different one. Yet always someone who deserves it.

Günther Hasinger

© ullstein bild – Martin Lengemann/WELT


Beatriz Roldán Cuenya (*1978), Spain

Professor Beatriz Roldán Cuenya (born 1976 in Oviedo Spain) is a physicist at the Fritz Haber Institute in Berlin.
She receives the Röntgen Plaque in recognition of her pioneering work in understanding catalysis, especially electrocatalysis, and the associated possibilities for the use of new sustainable energy sources of the future.

The awarding of the Röntgen Medal will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2022, starting at 11 a.m. in the Minoritensaal of the Klosterkirche in Remscheid-Lennep. All interested parties are cordially invited to attend the event and the subsequent reception hosted by the Lord Mayor.

Portraitfoto von Herrn Wolfgang Schlegel.


Wolfgang Schlegel (1945-2022), Heidelberg, GER

Medical Physicist. Outstanding achievements in the development of intensity-modulated conformal radiotherapy. A number of procedures and techniques that today enable the precise irradiation of tumours in clinics around the world are based on the developments of Schlegel and his colleagues.

Portrait von Herrn Günther Hasinger.



Günther Hasinger (* 1954), Madrid, ESP

Astrophysicist. Extraordinary achievements in the field of X-ray astronomy and the study of the formation and evolution of distant galaxies, as well as the role of black holes as galaxy nucle.