A Humboldt Research Prize for David Wales

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Published on May 6, 2021 Updated on October 5, 2021

David Wales received a Humboldt Research Prize from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2020 for his work on “Solution landscapes For Machine Learning”. 

The Humboldt Research Prize is a German award that honors internationally renowned scientists for their outstanding research. This prize is given to "academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge academic achievements in the future” (https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/bewerben/foerderprogramme/humboldt-forschungspreis). 

David Wales is a Professor of Chemical Physics, in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and a 3IA international chair holder. His chair is funded on the topic “Solution landscapes For Machine Learning” (Axis 3: AI for Computational Biology and Bio-inspired AI). 

Congratulations to our 3IA chair for the excellence of his work!