Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning: Award recipient 2018
Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning is called upon for all aspects relating to climate change and is able to expertly serve all target groups, from providing journalists with a concise answer in 90 seconds to explaining the background to professionals from practice or making an expert statement to the scientific community.
Prof. Dr. Julian Kawohl: Award recipient 2017
Since his appointment to the university, Prof. Dr. Julian Kawohl has helped HTW Berlin to further raise its media profile. His studies on digitalisation and corporate entrepreneurship are readily featured by journals and popular publications. His cooperation with well-known players, including associations and companies, helps to foster public interest.
Prof. Monika Fuchs: Award recipient 2016
Prof. Monika Fuchs generated nationwide attention for a semester project which was a shining example of the practice-oriented and innovative nature of the Clothing Technology/Fabric Processing study programme. Under her expert supervision, the students developed stylish cycling clothing for businesswomen.
Prof. Thomas Bremer: Award recipient 2015
Prof. Thomas Bremer is one of the founders of the Game Design degree programme at HTW Berlin. It is thanks to his impressively knowledgeable participation in relevant debates, forums and committees of the closely networked games industry that HTW Berlin is regarded as an innovative university, creating exceptionally high interest in the Bachelor’s study programme.
David Jacob and Philipp Kühn: Recipients of the Special Prize 2015
Only very few Bachelor’s degree theses attract nationwide attention. The communication designers David Jacob and Philipp Kühn achieved this with their independently developed and programmed online job platform, workeer.de. Their platform brings together refugees in Germany with potential employers and struck a chord with journalists and the public in summer 2015.
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Dullien: Award recipient 2014
Whenever questions arise about the euro, the European economic crisis or other important economic issues, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Dullien is asked to share his opinion. He adopts a clear position on issues, writes opinion pieces and utilises his excellent media contacts to participate in public debates, giving a voice and a face to the expertise of HTW Berlin in the area of economic policy.
Prof. Dr. Michael May: Award recipient 2013
Thanks to the impressive expertise and strong connections of Prof. Dr. Michael May, for many years industry professionals have associated HTW Berlin with the discipline of Facility Management.
Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning: Award recipient 2012
As an expert on solar energy, Prof. Dr. Volker Quaschning is able to offer something for all media channels — from a 90-second answer with maximum public impact to a detailed statement in a scientific discussion. He has also written scores of articles for journals and maintains his own website.
Stephan Puille: Recipient of the special prize 2012
Thanks to Stephan Puille, the level of media attention generated by HTW Berlin reached a high point in 2012. As well as being reported about in all German media, his identification of the voice of Otto von Bismarck made international headlines — from Taipeh to New York.
Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff: Award recipient 2011
In 2011, Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff helped to expose multiple cases of plagiarism in the German academic field. She also presented the topic on a website in an easily comprehensible manner for different target groups and had a lasting impact on the direction of public debate.
Award for Successful Communication in Science
Once a year, HTW Berlin presents an award for successful communication in science. It is awarded in recognition of professors that have successfully created a profile for the university with a scientific topic and generated positive attention for HTW Berlin.