The 10.000 Euro Betha-Benz-Preis from the Daimler and Benz Foundation was given to Dr.-Ing. Renate Sachse on the 27th of June 2022 for her outstanding dissertation. The results of her PhD thesis „Variational Motion Design for Adaptive Structures“ help easily calculate movements of changeable structures that provide greater energy efficiency and sustainability in industry.
You can read about her excellent work here: https://www.daimler-benz-stiftung.de/cms/images/presse/presseinformationen/2022-06-27-bbp2022-sachse/PI_BBV_2022_final.pdf.
And you can watch a video on the topic here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVX8fb7EdLY.