Rolf-Dieter Heuer#


Rolf-Dieter Heuer
Email:rolf.heuer 'at' cern.ch
Membership Number:4410
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:rheuer
Elected:2011
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Present and Previous Positions
  • since April 2016 President of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
  • since November 2015 member of the High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (SAM)
  • 2009 - 2015 Director General, CERN
  • 2004 - 2009 Research Director, DESY
  • 1998 Full professorship for experimental physics at the University of Hamburg
  • 1984 - 1998 Staff member at CERN
  • 1978 - 1983 Research physicist at the University of Heidelberg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Construction and operation of large particle detector systems for studying electron-positron collisions
  • Management of large institutes and collaborations

Honours and Awards
  • nineteen Honorary Doctorates, inter alia
    • 2011 by the University of Victoria, Canada
    • 2011 by the Universities of Liverpool and Birmingham
    • 2012 by the University of Glasgow
    • 2012 by the University of Melbourne
  • 2012 Edison Volta Prize
  • 2015 Recipient of the Grand Cross 1st class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2015 Honorary doctorate by the University of Belgrade
  • 2016 Chevalier de la légion d’honneur, France
  • Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany
  • Member of Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • Corresponding Member, Heidelberg Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany
  • Corresponding Member, Hamburg Akademie der Wissenschaften, Germany
  • Honorary Consul, AGH University, Cracow, Poland
  • Honorary Member of the European Physical Society

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