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Physics educator , university dean

Dietrich Burckhardt Wegener, 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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history, history of science.

Connections

Married Beate Koch, May 27, 1966.

father:
Gerhard Wegener

mother:
Lotte Klara (Blumenthal) Wegener

spouse:
Beate Koch