Prof. Dr. Stephan Herminghaus

Curriculum Vitae

Born on Juni 23, 1959 in Wiesbaden.
Studies in physics and fine arts,
PhD in Physics University of Mainz (1989),
in 1990 postdoctoral stay at the IBM Research Center, San José, California (USA),
Habilitation at the Faculty of Physics, University of Konstanz (1994),
head of an independent research group at the Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Berlin (1996-1999),
Professor at the University of Ulm (1999-2005),
Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (formerly MPI for Flow Research) (since 2003),
Honorary Professor of Physics, University of Göttingen (since 2005),
Guest professorships at Institut Curie/Université Paris VI (2006) and Université Paris Sud (2013).

Scientific Awards, Honors, Membership

Annual Award of the University of Mainz (1989)
IBM Fellowship (1990)
Heisenberg Fellow (1995)
Member of the German Physical Society (DPG)
Member of the "Deutscher Hochschulverband" (DHV)
Scientific advisor (Physical Sciences Chair) of the European Space Agency (ESA)

Research focus

Complex fluids
Non equilibrium systems
Collective phenomena

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