!!Theodor W. Hänsch - Biography

[Biography|https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2005/hansch-bio.html], Nobel Prize Organization
[Full CV (2010)|Haensch_Theodor_CV_2010.pdf]
!Curriculum vitae

__Focus of Research:__
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Ultraprecise laser spectroscopy, quantum physics of ultracold atoms
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*2007 Cold Quanta Inc., Boulder, CO, USA, Scientific Advisory Board
*Optical Comb, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, Scientific Advisory Board
*Zett Optics, Göttingen, Germany, Scientific Advisory Board
*2006- Imprimatur Capital, London, UK, Scientific Advisory Board
*2001- Menlo Systems GmbH, Martinsried, Germany, Co-Founder
*1999 - TUI Optics GmbH, Martinsried, Germany, Scientific Advisory Board
*1997 - Nanophotonics AG, Mainz, Germany, Board of Directors
*1987 - 93 Siemens AG, Munich, Germany, Central Research Laboratory
*1985 - 95 American Healthcare Fund, USA, Scientific Advisory Board
*1985 - 92 Melles Griot Inc., USA, Scientific Advisory Board
*1976 - 80 IBM Research Laboratories, Almaden, USA
__Organization of Conferences__
*2006 Venice Intl. University, Chairman
*Intl. Workshop on Precision Physics of Simple Atomic Systems (PSAS),
*Intl. School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”, “Metrology and Fundamental Constants”, Varenna, Co-Director
*2000 Intl. Conf. „Hydrogen Atom II", Castiglione della Pescaia, Co-Organizer
*1997 DPG-Schule für Physik, „Diodenlaser“, Bad Honnef, Co-Director
*„Frontiers in Laser Spectroscopy“, Varenna, Co-Director
*1994 Intl. School of Physics „Enrico Fermi“,
*1992 12th Intl. Conference on Atomic Physics, München, Co-Organizer
*1988 Intl. Conference „Hydrogen Atom“, Pisa, Co-Organizer
*1987 15th Intl. Conf. on Quant. Electronics, Baltimore, Co-Chairman
*1986 14th Intl. Conf. on Quant. Electronics, San Francisco, Program Co-Chair
*1985 7th Intl. Conf. on Laser Spectroscopy, Maui, Hawaii, Co-Chairman
*1983 International Conference on Lasers, Canton, China, Steering Committee
*1983 Industrial Affiliates Symposium, Stanford University, Organizer
*1975 2nd Intl. Conf. on Laser Spectroscopy, Megève, Co-Chairman,(since 1987 Co-Chairman)
*1973 - Steering Committee, International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy,
__Committees, Boards, and Advisory Panels__
*2009 King Abdullah Institute of Nanotechnology, Chairman, Intl. Science Council
*2009 IQOQI, Innsbruck & Wien, Austria, Scientific Advisory Board Member
*Research Council (Forschungsausschuß), LMU, Munich
*Member of Jury, Berthold Leibinger Innovation Award
*2007- Advisory Board, Dahlem Conferences, Free University of Berlin
*Directive Council (Kuratorium), 850th Birthday of the City of Munich
*2006- Directive Council (Kuratorium), Deutsches Museum, München
*2005- SUPA Advisory Committee, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance
*Universiteit van Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
*2004 Assessment Committee, Physics Research,
*Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck
*2004- Advisory Board, Center for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information,
*1999 - Advisory Board, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
*1997 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize Committee (APS)
*1996 - Scientific Advisory Board, Max-Born-Institut, Berlin
*1993 - King Faisal International Prize Committee
*1994 - 97 Stern-Gerlach-Preis-Komitee (DPG)
*1994 - 96 STAC Committee, VIRGO Gravitational Wave Observatory
*1993 - Executive Council, LENS, Florence, Italy
*1992 - 93 NSF Review Panel, LIGO Gravitational Wave Observatory
*1991 Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, Physics Department, Scientific Board
*1990 - 97 Rudolf-Kaiser-Preis-Komitee (DPG)
*1989 - 90 BMFT Referee Board, BESSY II - Project, Berlin
*1988 Italgas Prize Committee
*1986 Davisson Germer Prize Committee (APS), Chairman
*1985 Herbert P. Broida Prize Committee (APS)
*1984 Frederic Ives Medal Committee (OSA)
*Panel on Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, U.S. Natl. Res. Council
*1983 - 85 Steering Committee, Physics Survey, U.S. National Research Council
*1982 - 86 IUPAP, Commission on Quantum Electronics
*1981 Herbert P. Broida Prize Committee (APS)
*1979 R. W. Woods Prize Committee (OSA)
*1978 - 84 Executive Committee, Center for Materials Research, Stanford University
*1977 – 85 Joint Council of Quantum Electronics (Representative of OSA)
*1977 - 83 Evaluation Panel, Optical Physics Division, National Bureau of Standards
*1977 - 79 Numerical Data Advisory Board, U.S. National Research Council
*1977 R. W. Woods Prize Committee (OSA)
*1976 - 78 Board of Directors, Optical Society of Northern California
*1976 William F. Meggers Award Committee (OSA)
__Editorial Boards__
*2007- Laser & Photonics Review, Editorial Board
*1998 - Springer Series in Optical Sciences, Editorial Board
*1997 - 06 Physics in Perspective, Board of Editors
*1985 - 95 Physics Today, Advisory Committee
*1983 - Applied Physics B (Springer Verlag), Board of Editors
*1981 - 84 Journal of the OSA, Associate Editor
*1975 - Optics Communications, Advisory Editor
*1975 - 83 Metrologia
*2011 Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Honorary Member
*2010 European Physical Society, Honorary Member
*Academia Europea, Member
*German University Association (DHV), Germany, Honorary Member
*2009 Optical Society of America, Honorary Member
*2008 Intl. Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, (IRWF), NY, USA, Honorary Member
*2007 European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Austria, Honorary Member
*Leibniz Society, Zwickau, Honorary Member
*Physikalischer Verein, Frankfurt/Main, Honorary Member
*Pontifical Academy of Science, Member
*2006 German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina, Member
*The Society of Sigma Xi, Life Member
*Académie des Sciences, Institut de France, Foreign Associate
*2005 Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Member
*Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italy, Foreign Associate
*2002 U.S. National Academy of Science, Foreign Associate
*2000 Laser Institute of America, Life Member
*1991 Bavarian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member
*1986 The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Life Member
*1983 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member
*Optical Society of America, Fellow
*1973 American Physical Society, Fellow
__Honors and Awards__
*2011 Honorary Membership, German Physical Society (DPG)
*Honorary Doctorate, University of Strathclyde (Doctor of Science)
*2010 Honorary Professor, National Chiang Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
*Honorary Chair Professor, University System of Taiwan
*Sayling Wen Excellent Lecture Award, National Central University, Taiwan
*Bavarian Constitution Medal in Gold,
*Order of Merit Advanced Grant, European Research Council
*2009 James Joyce Award, University College, Dublin, Ireland
*Orden Pour Le Mérite f. Scientists & Arts, Germany
*2008 Honorary Doctorate, Bar-Ilan-University, Tel Aviv, Israel
*2007 Medal “De Scientia et Humanitate Meritis”, Acad. Sci., Czech Republic
*Honorary Citizen, City of Florence, Italy
*Carl Friedrich von Siemens Prize and Chair
*Rudolf Diesel Gold Medal, German Institute of Interventions
*Garbsen Ring, City of Garbsen
*Grosses Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern (Order of Merit, Germany)
*Ioannes Marcus Marci Medal, Czech Spectroscopic Society
*2006 Honorary Doctorate, University of St. Andrews (Doctor of Science)
*Honorary Doctorate, Free University, Berlin (Dr. rer. nat. h.c.)
*Grand Officer Cross (Order of Merit, Republic of Italy)
*2006 Honorary Citizen, City of Garching
*Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Prof. J. L. Hall and Prof. R. Glauber
*Bambi Award, Burda Media
*Bavarian of Year, Bavarian Television
*Otto-Hahn-Prize, DPG, GDCh, and City of Frankfurt/M
*Frederic Ives Medal, Optical Society of America
*2005 I. I. Rabi Award, IEEE
*Bayerischer Maximiliansorden (Order of Merit, Bavaria)
*2003 Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse (Order of Merit, Germany)
*Alfried Krupp Prize for Science
*2002 Matteucci-Medal, Italian National Academy of Sciences
*SUNAMCO Medal, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
*2001 Quantum Electronics and Optics Prize, European Physical Society
*Philip Morris Research Prize (atom laser)
*Arthur L. Schawlow Award, Laser Institute of America
*2000 Stern-Gerlach Medal, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
*Bavarian of the Year, Bavarian Television
*1998 Philip Morris Research Prize (atomic clock)
*1996 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize for Laser Science, American Physical Society
*1995 Einstein Medal for Laser Science
*1989 King Faisal International Prize for Science, Saudi Arabia
*1988 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Preis, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
*1987 Italgas Prize for Research and Innovation, Italgas, Torino
*1986 Michelson Medal, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
*1985 William F. Meggers Award, Optical Society of America
*Herbert P. Broida Prize, American Physical Society
*1983 Cyrus B. Comstock Prize, U.S. National Academy of Science
*1980 Otto Klung Prize, Freie Universität Berlin
*1977 Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
*Alfred P. Sloane Research Fellow
*1973 California Scientist of the Year, Calif. Museum of Science and Industry
*Science Prize, Helmholtz-Gymnasium, Heidelberg
*1961 Scheffel-Prize, Helmholtz-Gymnasium, Heidelberg
*1960 Munich Fellow, Helmholtz-Gymnasium, Heidelberg
__Named Lectures__
*Texas A & M University at Doha, Quatar Foundation Distinguished Lecturer
*Technical University of Prague, Nobel Initiative, Honeywell Lecture
*2009 University of Bonn, Plücker Lecture
*2008 University of Ottawa, New Horizons Lecture
*2007 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David and Edith Harris Lecture
*Czech Spectroscopic Society, Ioannes Marcus Marci Lecture
*University of Oxford, Cherwell Simon Lecture
*Free University, Berlin, Einstein Lecture
*University of Lund, Rydberg Lecture
*2006 University of Ulm, Willis Lamb Lecture
*2004 University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, John Anderson Lecture
*Humboldt University, Berlin, Max von Laue Lecture
*University of Uppsala, Angström Lecture
*2004 University of Toronto, Harry L. Welsh Lectures
*University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Llewellyn G. Hoxton Lecture
*2004 Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Lecture
*Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Erwin Schrödinger Lecture
*2002 Northwestern University, Evanston, Walter and Christine Heilborn Lectures
*2000 Scuola Normale, Pisa, Enrico Fermi Lectures
*1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Richard C. Lord Lecture
*1996 Scuola Normale, Pisa, Adriano Gozzini Lecture
*1994 University of California, Berkeley, Emilio Segré Distinguished Lecture
__Visiting Professorships__
*2001 Caltech, Pasadena, Gordon Moore Distinguished Scholar
*1995 - University of Florence, Italy
*1992 Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
*1988 - Stanford University, Consulting Professor
*1982 Fudan University, Shanghai, China
*1979 University of Florence, Italy
*1979 University of Kyoto, Japan
*1978 College de France, Paris
*1986 - Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany and Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
*1975 - 86 Professor of Physics, Stanford University
*1972 - 75 Associate Professor of Physics, Stanford University
*1970 - 72 NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, with Arthur L. Schawlow
*1969 - 70 Assistant Professor, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Applied Physics
*(Physics Diploma 1966, Doctor degree „summa cum laude“ 1969)
*1961 - 69 University of Heidelberg
*1952 - 61 Helmholtz-Gymnasium, Heidelberg (Abitur 1961)