UH Physicist Zhifeng Ren receives Humboldt Prize

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Physicist Zhifeng Ren, director of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, has received a research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Ren, an expert in thermoelectric materials, devices and systems, will use the award to further a collaboration with Kornelius Nielsch, director of the Institute for Metallic Materials at IFW Dresden, a German research institute focused on the physics and chemistry of new materials.