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Physics educator

Dietrich Hans Lorenz Menzel, physics educator. Recipient Akademie preis Akademie d. Wissenschaften, 1969, Max-Planck prize, 1997, R.W. Pohl prize, 2000; Fritz-Haber-Institut d. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft fellow, 2004^. Member German Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Menzel, Dietrich Hans Lorenz was born on February 27, 1935 in Marienbad, Czechoslovakia. Arrived in Germany, 1946. Son of Hans and Helene (Urban) Menzel.

Education

Diploma in chemistry, Technology Hochschule, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1959. Doctor in Natural Sciences, Technology Hochschule, Darmstadt, Federal Republic Germany, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Dalhousie University, 1999.

Career

Postdoctoral associate University Chicago, 1962-1964. Assistant in physical chemistry Technology Hochschule, Darmstadt, 1964-1969, Habilitation, 1967. Dozent in physical chemistry Technology University, Munchen, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1973, professor physics Germany, 1973—2003, retired, 2003.

External member Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member German Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing, reading, music.

Connections

Married Hildegard Elisabeth Zimmermann, July 30, 1960. Children: Johannes, Susanne, Moritz.

father:
Hans Menzel

mother:
Helene (Urban) Menzel

spouse:
Hildegard Elisabeth Zimmermann

children:
Johannes Menzel

Moritz Menzel

Susanne Menzel