Viola Priesemann Photo: Horst Ziegenfusz

Communitas Prize for Viola Priesemann

The Max Planck Society honors the physicist and MBExC member Dr. Viola Priesemann for her science communication during the Corona pandemic, where she advises politicians, gives interviews, writes statements and publishes her scientific work in prestigious journals.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Viola Priesemann has been calculating scenarios of how the spread of the Sars-CoV2 coronavirus increases or decreases under different conditions. With the Max Planck Communitas Award, the President has honored exceptional commitment to the interests of the Max Planck Society since 2014.

Link to the MPI-DS press release