Master of Science in Physics, Technology University Darmstadt, Germany, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Technology University Darmstadt, 1965.
Rose received in 1964 his physics Diplom in theoretical electron optics under Otto Scherzer at the Technical University of Darmstadt. From 1976 to 1980 he was Principal Research Scientist at The New York State department of Health. In 1973-1974 he spent one research year at the Enrico Fermi institute of the University of Chicago and in 1995-1996 one research year at Cornell and the University of Maryland.
From 1980 to his retirement in 2000 as professor emeritus, he was active at the University of Darmstadt in the Physics Department.
Since 2009 he has held a Carl Zeiss funded Senior Professorship at the University of Ulm. Rose has 105 patents of scientific instruments and electrooptical components. since 1987 Honorary Professor of the University of Jiaotong, Xian, China.
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Member of Japanese Society for the Promotion Sciences (honorary. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 141 Committee 2005), German Society Electron Microscopy (honorary. President 2000-2002), Microscopy Society American (honorary Karl-Heinz Beckurts award 2006).
Married Dorith E. Neuss, December 6, 1985. 1 child Stefanie.