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Rolf Siems

Rolf Siems, German physics professor. Recipient Borchers Plakette Institute of Technology, Aachen, 1963. Member of German Physical Society.

Background

  • Siems, Rolf was born on June 24, 1930 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Albert Hinrich and Dora (Bohlmann) Siems.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Physics, University Göttingen, Germany, 1956. Postgraduate, Michigan State College, 1951. Doctor Natural Science, Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1963.

      Habilitation, Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant University Göttingen, 1955-1956. Scientist Kernforschungsanlage, Jülich, Germany, 1957—1963, C.E.N., Mol, Belgium, 1957—1961. Assistant Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1963—1969, assistant professor Germany, 1969—1970.

      Guest professor University Giessen, Germany, 1969-1970. Professor University Saarbrücken, Germany, 1970—1998, chairman department physics Germany, 1975-1977, senator Germany, 1985-1987, professor emeritus Germany, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in solid state physics and statistical mechanics: properties of dislocations. Research in grain boundaries. Research in point defects.

      Research in phase transitions. Research in hydrogen in metals. Research in composite materials.

      Research in domain walls. Research in pseudo spin models. Research in classical and quantum mechanics of chaotic systems.

      Research in scientific motion picture on formation and growth of deformation twins.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of German Physical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Helgard Renate Sindermann, August 28, 1965.
    • father: Albert Hinrich Siems
    • mother: Dora (Bohlmann) Siems
    • spouse: Helgard Renate Sindermann
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    Born June 24, 1930
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    • 1956
      University Göttingen
    • 1951
      Michigan State College
    • 1963
      Institute of Technology
    • 1969
      Institute of Technology
    • 1955 - 1956
      Assistant, University G+
    • 1957 - 1963
      scientist, Kernforschungsanlage
      Jülich, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1957 - 1961
      scientist, Kernforschungsanlage
      Mol, Antwerpen, Belgium
    • 1963 - 1969
      assistant, Institute of Technology
      Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1969 - 1970
      guest professor, University Giessen
      Germany
    • 1970 - 1998
      professor, University Saarbr+-cken
      Germany
    • 1985 - 1987
      professor, University Saarbr+-cken
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