Alexander Bradshaw#

Alexander Bradshaw
Email:alex.bradshaw 'at' ipp.mpg.de
Membership Number:2004
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:abradshaw
Homepage: http://www.ipp.mpg.de/ippcms/eng/pr/institut/organigramm/mitglieder/bradshaw.html








Present and Previous Positions
  • Scientific Member, Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, 2008 - present
  • Honorary Professor of Physics, Technical University Munich 2000 - present
  • Honorary Professor of Physics, Technical University Berlin, 1997 - 2009
  • Scientific Director, Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, 1999 - 2008
  • Scientific Director, BESSY Synchrotron Radiation Source, 1981 - 1985 and 1988 - 1989
  • Scientific Member and Head of the Department of Surface Physics, Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max-Planck Society Berlin, 1980 - 1998
  • PhD University of London 1969


Fields of Scholarship
  • surface physics
  • photoionisation of atoms
  • molecules and clusters
  • instrumentation, in particular for synchrotron radiation
  • energy and sustainability questions, in particular the future role of advanced nuclear options


Honours and Awards
  • Max-Planck Research Prize 1994
  • John Yarwood Medal of the British Vacuum Council 1996
  • President of the German Physical Society 1998 - 2000
  • Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences 1999
  • Member of the Academia Europaea, 2000
  • European Physical Society Medal for Public Understanding of Physics 2001
  • Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) 2002
  • Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 2002
  • Member of the German National Academy of Engineering (acatech)
  • Honorary doctorate, University of London, 2005
  • Honorary Fellow, Institute of Physics 2006
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire 2007
  • Rudolf Jaeckel Prize of the German Vacuum Society 2007, Fellow of the European Physical Society 2008
  • Fellow of the Royal Society 2008


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