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Plant physiologist

Hans Wilhelm Bergmann, German plant physiologist. Achievements include invention of phytoremediation at polluted sites, and activiation of stress resistance in plants and food quality. Recipient Roemer prize, Academy of Sciences Berlin, 1989; State grantee, Berlin, 1964.

Background

Bergmann, Hans Wilhelm was born on June 6, 1940 in Thamsbrueck, Germany. Son of Karl Robert and Charlotte Therese (Meldau) Bergmann.

Education

Master of Science, University Jena, Germany, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Chemistry, University Jena, Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Physiology, University Jena, Germany, 1981.

Senior lecturer, University Jena, Germany, 1991.

Career

Economist Cooperative Farm, Langensalza, Germany, 1959-1960. Head research group Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1972-1989, state project leader, 1985-1990. Senior lecturer University Kassel, Jena, 1990-1992, professor, since 1992, professor food science, since 1999.

Advisor research council Ministry of Science, Berlin, 1989—1990. Visiting professor biogeoscis. University Jena, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of phytoremediation at polluted sites, and activiation of stress resistance in plants and food quality.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Secondary Metabolites in Food Plants: Plants Resistance and Human Health, Amines in Stress Resistance, 1996. Author: (with E. Wisker and G. Rimbach) Fundamental Principles of Food Science, 2006. Contributor chapters to books.

      Member editorial board Applied Journal Botany, Food Quality, Plant Science. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Advisor International Foundation Sustainable Development in Africa and Asia, Delhi, India, 2007, Goettingen, Germany, 2007. Councillor Parish Council, various towns, Germany, since 1962, church elder Mellingen, Germany, since 1994. Member church synod Thuringen, Germany.

Member opposition Free Church Groups, 1985—1990. Member of Society Quality Research (vice president 1998), Society Applied Botany 1996, German Society Botany, New York Academy of Sciences, Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, singing, sports.

Connections

Married Eva Reich, December 7, 1946. Children: Martin, Katharina, Ulrike.

father:
Karl Robert Bergmann

mother:
Charlotte Therese (Meldau) Bergmann

spouse:
Eva Reich

child:
Katharina Bergmann

child:
Ulrike Bergmann

child:
Martin Bergmann