Manfred Eigen#


Manfred Eigen
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Membership Number:304
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:meigen
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.mpibpc.mpg.de/groups/eigen/manfred_eigen/english.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 1982 - 1993 President of the German National Merit Foundation
  • 1964 Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • 1953 Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
  • 1951 - 1953 Researcher at the Institute of Physical Chemistry
  • 1951 Ph.D. at the University of Göttingen, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Thermodynamic properties of water and aqueous solutions
  • Theory of electrolytes
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Sound absorption
  • Fast ionic reactions

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Wilhelm Exner Medal
  • 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Human Virology in Baltimore
  • 2001 Honorary member of the Ruhr University Bochum
  • 1994 Helmholtz Medal (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
  • 1992 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
  • 1967 Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1967 (with Ronald G. W. Norrish and George Porter)
  • 1967 ACS Linus Pauling Medal 1967
  • 1966 Foreign Associate at National Academy of Sciences 1966
  • 1965 ACS Harrison Howe Award 1965
  • 1964 Member of German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina 1964
  • 1964 Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1964
  • 1963 ACS John Gamble Kirkwood Medal 1963
  • 1962 Otto Hahn Prize for Chemistry and Physics 1962
  • 1956 Nernst-Haber-Bodenstein Prize 1956
  • Austrian Decoration for Science and Art
  • Member of Scientific Council of the German Federal Republic
  • Member of Pontifical Academy of Science
  • Member of Academia Europea

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