The Prize is awarded by the Essen College of Gender Studies on a two-year basis. It is endowed with € 7.500 and is sponsored by the German Telekom AG and is given to women scientists for their outstanding achievements mainly in the natural and technical sciences, as well as in medicine. They are chosen by an intercisciplinary independent jury.

Dana Petcu
Dana Petcu

2005

Dana Petcu

In 2005, Maria Sybilla Merian Prize was given to the computer scientist Dana Petcu (Romania) for her achievements in grid-computing and software mathematics.

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