Award for Hermann Kreutzmann
Geography Professor at Freie Universität Berlin Honored for His Research in Xinjiang
№ 311/2010 from Oct 18, 2010
Hermann Kreutzmann, professor of geography at Freie Universität Berlin, is a recipient of the Tianshan Prize China from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. He received the award for his “outstanding contribution to the economic and social progress” of this region located in northwest China. For more than 25 years Kreutzmann has been conducting research there on issues of resource use and the development of mountain regions. In addition, he was honored for his contribution to scientific cooperation and his support of German-Chinese cooperation in the education of young scientists. This award is the highest that can be awarded to a foreign expert in Xinjiang.
Prof. Hermann Kreutzmann, Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Earth Studies, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 838 70224, Email: email@example.com