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Hermann Georg Grimmeiss, German physics professor. Decorated Bundesverdienstkreuz 1 Klasse, The King's medal of 8th Dimension with blue ribbon, Stockholm, Order of North Star, Stockholm, Czocralski prize, Warsaw, 2009, Europaurkunde Government Branderburg, Germany, 2009 Named Honorary Citizen Frankfurt(Oder Germany, 20096).


Grimmeiss, Hermann Georg was born on August 19, 1930 in Hamburg, Germany. Arrived in Sweden, 1966. Son of Georg and Franziska (März) Grimmeiss.


Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, University Munich, 1957. Diploma on Physics, University Munich, 1957.


Researcher Philips Research Laboratory, Aachen, Germany, 1957—1965. Professor solid state physics University Lund, Sweden, 1966—1973, 1974—1981, 1983—1996, professor emeritus solid state physics, since 1996. Professor physics University Frankfurt, Germany, 1973—1974.

Vice president RIFA (Ericssongroup), Stockholm, 1981—1983. Director Institute Semiconductor Physics, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany, 1991—1993. Consultant Philips Research Laboratory, Eindhoven, 1966—1970, Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget, Vasteras, Sweden, 1981—1982, Rifa, Stockholm, 1984—1986.

Chairman Nobelsymposium Heterostructures in Semiconductors, Stockholm, 1996. Visiting Miller professor University California, Berkeley, 1990. Visiting professor University Linz, Austria, 1998.

Chairman European Material Research Society Symposium Nanotechnology, Strasburg, 2001—2006. Member international prize committee Global Energy, Moscow, 2002—2008. Chairman science advisory board IHP GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, since 2003.

Vice president European Materials Forum, since 2004. Member science international committee Institute Concentrator Photovoltaics Systems, Castilla la Mancha, Spain, since 2006.


Member board Einstein Forum, Potsdam, Germany, since 1992, Swedish-German Research Society, Stockholm, since 1985. Fellow: American Physical Society. Member: Institute Energia Solar, Madrid (member international advisory board since 2008), Leibniz Society Berlin, European Materials Research Society (executive committee since 2001, president 2003-2006), Swedish-German Research Association (board directors since 1987), Armed Forces Ioffee Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Royal Physiographic Society of Lund, Societas Scintarum Sennica of Finland, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

  • Fellow: American Physical Society; Institute Energia Solar

  • Madrid (international advisory board 2008?Co)

  • Leibniz Society Berlin

  • European Materials Research Society (executive committee 2001?Co, president 2003?Co06)

  • Swedish-German Research Association (board directors 1987?Co)

  • Armed Forces Ioffee Institute of Russian Academy Scis. (honorary)

  • Royal Physiographic Society of Lund

  • Societas Scintarum Sennica of Finland

  • Royal Swedish Academy Scis.

  • Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Scis.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, music.


Married Hildegard Maria Weizmann, November 17, 1956. Children: Bernd, Daniela.

Georg Grimmeiss

Franziska (März) Grimmeiss

Hildegard Maria Weizmann

Bernd Grimmeiss

Daniela Grimmeiss