International KARL-KOLLE-Prize for Metal Forming 2020

Call for Nominations


The German Metal Forming Association (AGU) may award the KARL-KOLLE-Prize to researchers to recognize their outstanding research achievements in the field of metal forming. The research outcome should be the basis for technological oriented innovation. The prize aims to support young researchers in their career.


The prize consists of a certificate of merit, a medal and a monetary award of €10,000.

Nomination and Selection

Candidates for the prize can be nominated by a third person or by the candidate her-/himself. All applications must be submitted to the AGU in digital form including the CV, publication list and justification for the prize.
The AGU Prize Selection Committee is charged with reviewing the candidates’ research activity and making a proposal to the Assembly of AGU that makes the final decision.



All young researchers (preferably below an age of 35) working in the field of metal forming are eligible as a candidate. The KARL-KOLLE-Prize is an international award.

Time Schedule

  • Call for Nominations: 19th of August 2019
  • Deadline for Nominations: 10th of February 2020
  • Prize Announcement: March/April 2020
  • Award Ceremony: 28th of July 2020 at the 13th ICTP in Columbus/Ohio,USA

                             (the travelling costs of the prize winner will be covered)


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2020 Dr. Lechner, Michael; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

2017 Nielsen, Chris Valentin; PhD, Technical University of Denmark

2014 Dr. Brenneis, Matthias; Technische Universtät Darmstadt

2011 Music, Omer; PhD, University of Cambridge