1997 / 98Science visual (Bild der Wissenschaft)
1998Fotoprix International Barcelona
1998Alfred Eisenstaed Award, New York
1998World Press Photo Award, 3. place cat. Nature & Environment
2000World Press Photo Award, 2. place cat. Science & Technology
2001World Press Photo Award, 3. place cat. Science & Technology
2002Lennart Nilsson Award for scientific photography
2003"Die fantastische Welt des Unsichtbaren" (The Fantastic World of the Invisible) is "science book of the year"
2004"Der Mikrokosmos- für Kinder erklärt" (Microcosm explained for children) nominated for the Children's book award
20051. place Bionale- Fotocontest
2006Print's Regional Design Annual, New York
20072. and 3. place „Fascination Science"
2008German Prize for scientific photography, category: "Mikro"
2011International Images for Science, Royal Photographic Society
2012"Infektiös" Art in Medical photography. Award and exhibition of the Helmholtz-Center
2013BioCommunications Association: "Best of Show" and 5 more placings