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Willi Alfred Kalender

Willi Alfred Kalender, German medical physicist. Achievements include introduction of spiral computed tomography; 15 patents in field.

Background

  • Kalender, Willi Alfred was born on August 1, 1949 in Thorr, Germany. Son of Heinz W. and Gertraud (Tillig) Kalender.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1979. Doctor habilitatus, University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1988.

    Career

    • Research assistant physics department University Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1975. Doktorand Siemens Medical Laboratories, Erlangen, Federal Republic Germany, 1976-1979, research physicist Federal Republic Germany, 1979-1983, head CT applications Federal Republic Germany, 1983-1988, head medical physics Federal Republic Germany, 1988-1995. Professor and chairman Institute of Medical Physics, University Erlangen, since 1995.

      Adjunct associate professor physics University Wisconsin, Madison, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include introduction of spiral computed tomography. 15 patents in field.

    Works

    • Contributor over 350 articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Marlene Schug, August 20, 1975. Children: Benjamin, Björn, Christine.
    • father: Heinz W. Kalender
    • mother: Gertraud (Tillig) Kalender
    • spouse: Marlene Schug
    • children: Benjamin Kalender
    • Björn Kalender
    • Christine Kalender
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    Born August 1, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1975
      University Wisconsin
    • 1979
      University Wisconsin
    • 1988
      University Tübingen
    • 1974 - 1975
      Research assistant, physics department University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      doktorand Siemens Medical Laboratories
      Erlangen, Bayern, Germany, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1995
      professor, and chairman Institute of Medical Physics
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