All educational Awards,national educational awards,international educational awards in ...


Peter Molnar Crafoord Prize Awarded In 2014

Peter Molnar

Peter Molnar

Award Name : Crafoord Prize

Year of Award : 2014

Award for : Geology

Location : Boulder, Colorado, United States


Peter Molnar is a professor in geological sciences at the University of Colorado. His research focuses on aspects of how mountain ranges form and continental lithosphere deforms.He is a winner of the Crafoord Prize and a fellow of the American Geophysical Union. He won the Crafoord Prize in 2014 for discovering "the driving forces behind plate motions and the place of continents in the plate tectonic model of Earth's evolution. Innovatively combining geological and geophysical methods of inquiry with satellite measurements and modelling, the Laureate has also paved the way to a new understanding of the formation of mountain ranges and their role in global tectonics."


Peter Molnar Award Video Video

Crafoord Prize Awardeds