The Roentgen Medal 2020-2029
Every year a different one. Yet always someone who deserves it.
Wolfgang Schlegel (*1945), 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.
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.