Peter Hanggi#

Peter Hanggi
Email:hanggi 'at'
Membership Number:2444
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 1986: Professor (Ordinarius C4) for Theoretical Physics
  • 1983-1987: Associate professor (with tenure), Polytechnic Institute of New York, New York, USA
  • 1980-1983: Assistant professor of physics, Polytechnic Institute of New York, New York, USA
  • 1979-1980: Postgraduate research associate, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • 1978-1979: Guest Professor, Universität Stuttgart
  • 1977-1978: Research Associate University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
  • Jan. 1977: Ph. D. in theoretical physics, University of Basel
  • April 1974: Diploma in physics, University of Basel
  • 1970-1974: Studies of physics at the University of Basel, Switzerland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theoretical physics – statistical physics
  • Issipative quantum systems
  • Physical biology
  • Molecular electronics
  • Stochastic phenomena
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Control of quantum transport
  • Quantum information processing
  • Brownian motors and relativistic Brownian motion and Relativistic Thermodynamics

Honours and Awards
  • 1988: Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1995: Nicolas Cabrera Professorship, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • 1998: Michael Professorship, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • 1999: Fellow and Chartered Scientist Award (CSciCPhys/FInstP) Inst. of Physics
  • 2001: Elected external member of the MPI-PKS Dresden and member of the Max-Planck-Society
  • 2002: Humboldt Honorary Research Award of the Foundation of Polish Science
  • 2003: Eminent Scientist Award, RIKEN (Japan)
  • 2003: Elected member: German Academy of Natural Scientists LEOPOLDINA
  • 2005: Dr. honoris causa from (i) the University of Silesia, Katowice (Poland); (ii) Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) and (iii) University of Camerino (Italy)
  • 2005: Elected foreign fellow: Am. Assoc. Adv. Science (AAAS)
  • 2006: Dr. honoris causa from Tartar State University of Humanities and Pedagogical Sciences, Kazan, Russia
  • Elena Aizen de Moshinsky Professorship, UNAM, Mexico-City (2006)
  • 2006: Dr. honoris causa from the National Academy of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • 2007: Elected ordinary member of the Academia Europaea, Physics and Engineering Section
  • 2008: Dr. honoris causa rer. nat. from the Humboldt University Berlin
  • 2009: Dr. honoris causa from the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
  • 2009: Invited Distinguished Lecture Series at Asian Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP)
  • 2009: elected Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (APS)
  • 2010: selected for

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