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Best Early Career Researcher in Theoretical Astrophysics 2022

Dr Helmer Koppelman

Institute for Advanced Studies Princeton, USA

Theoretical Astrophysics Merac Prize: For his multi-faceted superb approach to the field of galactic archaeology, which through a combination of fine theoretical models and simulations with the newest observational datasets, is transforming our understanding of the history and dynamics of the Milky Way.

Research done at : PhD in 2020 was conducted at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute which is part of the University of Groningen.