Ferenc Krausz#


Ferenc Krausz
Email:ferenc.krausz 'at' mpq.mpg.de
Membership Number:3296
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:fkrausz
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://www.attoworld.de






Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010- Director, Munich-Centre for Advanced Photonics
  • 2007-2009 Managing Director, MPQ, Garching, Germany
  • 2006- Deputy Director, Munich-Centre for Advanced Photonics
  • 2006- Director, International Max-Planck-Research-School of Advanced Photon Science
  • 2004- Full Professor, Chair of Experimental Physics, LMU, Munich, Germany
  • 2003- Director, MPQ, Garching, Germany
  • 1999-2004 Full Professor, Vienna University of Technology, Dept. EE
  • 1996-1998 Assistant Professor, Vienna University of Technology, Dept. EE, Vienna, Austria

Fields of Scholarship

  • Laser physics
  • X-ray physics
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Time-resolved spectroscopy
  • Synthesis of intense
  • Controlled waveforms of laser light
  • Time-resolved observation and control of atomic-scale electron motion on the attosecond-femtosecond time scale
  • Exploration and exploitation of intense-laser-matter interactions
  • Development of laser-driven brilliant X-ray & particle sources

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Call as a member to the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • 2011 Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande (Order of Merit of the Federal Government), Germany
  • 2009 ERC Advanced Investigator Grant, European Union
  • 2007 Call as a member to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
  • 2007 Call as a member to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Austria
  • 2006 Quantum Electronics Award, IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society, USA
  • 2006 James Frank Memorial Lecture, Israel Academy of Sciences, Israel
  • 2006 Max von Laue Memorial Lecture, Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 Manne Siegbahn Memorial Lecture, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sweden
  • 2006 Progress Medal of the Royal Photographic Society, United Kingdom
  • 2006 Prize of the City of Vienna for Natural and Technical Sciences, Austria
  • 2006 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Prize, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany
  • 2005 Honorary Professorship at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 2005 Honorary Doctorate Degree at the Budapest University of Technology, Hungary
  • 2003 Julius Springer Award in Applied Physics, Springer, Germany, USA
  • 2003 Call as a member to the Austrian Academy of Science, Austria
  • 2002 Wittgenstein Award, Federal Ministry of Science and Education, Austria
  • 1998 Carl Zeiss Award, Ernst Abbe Foundation, Germany
  • 1996 START Award, Federal Ministry of Science & Education, Austria
  • 1994 Fritz Kohlrausch Award, Austrian Physical Society, Austria

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