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chemistry professor

Alexander Johann Wokaun, Swiss chemistry professor. Member American Physical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, German Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry, Swiss Academy Engineering Scis, Energy European Union (advisory group).

Background

Wokaun, Alexander Johann was born on October 19, 1952 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Federal Republic of Germany. Son of Alfred and Elsbeth (Arzt) Wokaun.

Education

Diploma in chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1978.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow International Business Machines Corporation Research, San Jose, California, 1979-1980. Research scientist Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1980-1981. Senior research assistant, project leader Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1982-1986.

Professor chemistry University Bayreuth, Federal Republic Germany, 1986-1994, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, since 1994. Head department general energy research Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland, since 1994.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, German Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry, Swiss Academy Engineering Scis, Energy European Union (advisory group).

Connections

father:
Alfred Wokaun

mother:
Elsbeth (Arzt) Wokaun