Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Eberhard Bodenschatz
Eberhard Bodenschatz
Scientific member / Director
Phone: +49 551 5176-300
+49 551 5176-301 (Sek.)
Fax: +49 551 5176-302

Curriculum Vitae

Head of Laboratory for Fluid Dynamics, Pattern Formation and Biocomplexity

Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Eberhard Bodenschatz

Curriculum Vitae

Born on April 22, 1959 in Rehau. He received his doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of Bayreuth in 1989. In 1991, during his postdoctoral research at the University of
California at Santa Barbara, he received a faculty position in experimental physics at Cornell University. From 1992 until 2005, during his tenure at Cornell he was a visiting professor at
the University of California at San Diego (1999-2000). In 2003 he became Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization. He continues to have close ties to Cornell University, where he is Adjunct Professor of Physics and of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (since 2005).

Scientific Awards, Honors, Memberships

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (1993)
Cottrell Scholar, Research Corporation (1995)
Fellow of the American Physical Society (2003)
Memberships: DPG, EPS, APS, Union of Concerned Scientists

Research concentration

Fluid dynamics
Pattern formation in physics and biology

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