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educator , Science director

Arndt Helmut Simon, German science director, educator. Recipient Chemistry award Akademie der Wissenschaften, Goettingen, Germany, 1972, Klemm award Gesellschaft deutscher Chemiker, 1985, Otto Bayer award Bayer Foundation, 1987, Leibniz prize Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1989.

Background

Simon, Arndt Helmut was born on January 14, 1940 in Dresden, Germany. Son of Helmut and Kaethe Simon.

Education

Diploma, University Muenster, Germany, 1964. Doctor of Natural Sciences, University Muenster, Germany, 1966. Habilitation, University Muenster, Germany, 1971.

Doctor (honorary), Technology University Dresden, Germany, 1998. Doctor (honorary), Technology University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1998. Doctor (honorary)(honorary), University Stockholm.

Career

Professor University Muenster, 1972-1974. Director Max-Planck-Institute for Festkoerperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany, since 1974. Professor (honorary) University Stuttgart.

Chairman section chemistry, physics and technical Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 1997-2000.

Membership

Member Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher "Leopoldina", Academie des Scies.-Institute France (foreign member), Academia Europaea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horology.

Connections

Married Ursula Simon. Children: Arnd, Regine Simon-Wolpert, Falk.

father:
Helmut Simon

mother:
Kaethe Simon

spouse:
Ursula Simon

child:
Arnd Simon

child:
Regine Simon-Wolpert Simon

child:
Falk Simon