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Dietrich Burckhardt Wegener

Dietrich Burckhardt Wegener was German physics professor. Recipient Bundesverdienst Kreuz 1st Klasse. Member German Science Council, 1994—2000; Member German Physical Society (division particle physics chairman 2002-2005), European Physical Society (high energy board 1980-1986, conference board 1980-1986), Restricted European Committee of Future Accelerators (board directors 1992-1995), German Physical Society.

Background

  • Wegener, Dietrich Burckhardt was born on March 15, 1939 in Gross Nebrau, Germany. Son of Gerhard and Lotte Klara (Blumenthal) Wegener.

  • Education

    • Diploma in physics, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1964. Doctor Natural Sciences, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1966. Habilitation, University Karlsruhe, Federal Republic Germany, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant University Göttingen, 1965-1966, University Karlsruhe, 1966-1973, assistant professor, 1975-1977. Research associate European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1973-1975. Professor physics University Dortmund, Federal Republic Germany, 1977—2004, dean, 1989-1990.

      Professor emeritus, since 2005.

    Works

    • Co-author: High Energy Electron-Positron Physics, l988.

    Membership

    Member German Science Council, 1994—2000. Member German Physical Society (division particle physics chairman 2002-2005), European Physical Society (high energy board 1980-1986, conference board 1980-1986), Restricted European Committee of Future Accelerators (board directors 1992-1995), German Physical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, history of science.

    Connections

    • Married Beate Koch, May 27, 1966.
    • father: Gerhard Wegener
    • mother: Lotte Klara (Blumenthal) Wegener
    • spouse: Beate Koch
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    Born March 15, 1939
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    • 1964
      University Göttingen
    • 1966
      University Göttingen
    • 1972
      University Karlsruhe
    • 1965 - 1966
      Assistant, University G+
    • 1966 - 1973
      Assistant, University G+
    • 1973 - 1975
      research associate, European Organization of Nuclear Research
      Geneva, Illinois, United States
    • 1977 - 2004
      professor, physics University Dortmund
    • 1989 - 1990
      professor, physics University Dortmund
      Dean, Victoria, Australia
    • 2005
      professor, emeritus
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