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Rainer Waser

Rainer Waser, German physico-chemist and electrical engineer, educator. Recipient Carl Wagner prize Max-Planck Institute, 1988, John D. Moynihan award International Electronic Components Institute, 1990, Edward C. Hughes award American Ceramic Society, 1994, UFFC Ferroelectrics Recognition award Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2000. Outstanding Achievement award Internat Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics, 2001.


  • Waser, Rainer was born on September 16, 1955 in Frankfurt, Main, Germany. Son of Totila and Marianne (Grüning) Waser.

  • Education

    • Chemist, Darmstadt Technology University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Darmstadt Technology University, 1984.


    • Teaching assistant department electrochemistry Darmstadt (Germany) Technology University, 1980-1984. Research assistant Philips Research Laboratory, Aachen, Germany, 1984-1992. Professor electrical engineering Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, since 1992.

      Head electronic ceramics Institute at Research Center Jülich, since 1997.


    • Editor: (with O. Auciello) Science and Technology of Electroceramic Thin Films, 1995.


    • Married Michaela Haust, May 17, 1985. Children: Julian, Jasmina.
    • father: Totila Waser
    • mother: Marianne (Grüning) Waser
    • spouse: Michaela Haust
    • children: Julian Waser
    • Jasmina Waser
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    Born September 16, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1979
      Darmstadt Technology University
    • 1984
      Darmstadt Technology University
    • 1980 - 1984
      Teaching assistant, department electrochemistry Darmstadt (Germany) Technology University
    • 1984 - 1992
      research assistant, Philips Research Laboratory
      Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1992
      professor, electrical engineering Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen