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educator , toxicologist

Harald F. Krug, German toxicologist, educator. Certified in habilitation University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1996. Recipient CFI award, German Society Ceramics and Journal Ceramic Forum International, 2006, Science award, Baden-Württemberg, 2007.


Krug, Harald F. was born on September 30, 1952 in Besse, Germany. Son of Otto and Edelgard Krug.


Diploma in Biology, University Kassel, Germany, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany, 1982.


Postdoctoral fellow Goldman Sachs Group-Research Center, Munich, 1983—1985. Group leader Nuclear Research Center, Karlsruhe, 1986—1995, head, department, 1996—2006, Empa, St. Gallen, Switzerland, since 2007. Professor University Berne, Switzerland, since 2008.

Project manager Baden-Württemberg BWPLUS, Stuttgart, Germany, 1999—2007. Nano ambassador Deutsches Museum, Munich, since 2005. Head, consortium NanoCare Federal Ministry Research and Education, Karlsruhe, since 2006.

Member action group nanodialog Federal Ministry Environment, Bonn, Germany, since 2007. Member commission environmental toxicology Federal Office Environment (BAfU), Bern, Switzerland.


  • Certified in habilitation University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1996.


Member of European Academy Research Consequences Science and Technological Advance, Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), German Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (speaker 2001-2006), Environmental Mutagen Society, Signal Transduction Society, Society Hygiene, Environmental and Public Health Sciences, German Society Cell Biology.


  • Other Interests

    Diving, hiking.


Married Karin Suck; children: Sebastian, Anne-Kathrin.

Otto Krug

Edelgard Krug

Karin Suck

Sebastian Krug

Anne-Kathrin Krug