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physicist

Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus, German Physicist. Recipient Feodor Lynen fellowship Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 1990-1991, fellowship Center for Advanced Study, Urbana, 1994. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Biophysik, Biophysics Society, American Physical Society.

Background

Nienhaus, Gerd Ulrich was born on February 10, 1959 in Cologne, Germany. Came to the United States, 1990. Son of Heinz and Ruth (Schrapers) Munkelwitz.

Education

Diploma, Muenster University, Germany, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy summa cum laude, Muenster University, Germany, 1988.

Career

Research and teaching assistant University Munster, 1983. Research associate Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany, 1984, University Munster, 1984-1989, University Mainz, Germany, 1989. Postdoctoral research associate University Illinois, Urbana, 1990, visiting research assistant professor, 1991, assistant professor physics and biophysics, 1992-1996, associate professor physics and biophysics, 1996-1997, adjunct professor, since 1997.

Head professor, Institute Biophysics University Ulm, Germany, since 1996. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1999, chairman Commission C6 of International Union Pure and Applied Physics, 2005-2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 170 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute Physics, American Physical Society. Member: German Conference Mathematics and Natural Sciences Department MNFT (council member since 2007), International Union Pure and Applied Biophysics since 2008, German Physical Society, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (executive board member since 2007), American Chemical Society, Biophysics Society, German Biophysics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ham radio, jogging.

Connections

Married Karin Nienhaus, April 30, 1984. Children: Ulrike, Hans, Lea.

father:
Heinz Munkelwitz

mother:
Ruth (Schrapers) Munkelwitz

spouse:
Karin Nienhaus

children:
Lea Nienhaus

Hans Nienhaus

Ulrike Nienhaus