Dr. Helmer Koppelman
Institute for Advanced Studies Princeton, USA
Theoretical Astrophysics Merac Prize: For his multi-faceted superb approach to the field of galactic archaeology, which through a combination of fine theoretical models and simulations with the newest observational datasets, is transforming our understanding of the history and dynamics of the Milky Way.
Research done at :
PhD in 2020 was conducted at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute which is part of the University of Groningen.