The Roentgen Medal 2020-2029

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

Portraitfoto von Herrn Wolfgang Schlegel.

2021

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.

Portrait von Herrn Günther Hasinger.

©ESA/DLR

2020

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.