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Herwig SCHOPPER, German physicist. several awards including Carus Medal (Academy; Medal 1978; Award (American Academy. Directorate, CERN 1970-1973; Academy, of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle; Bavarian Academy, of Sciences.

Background

SCHOPPER, Herwig was born on February 28, 1924 in Landskron, Czechoslovakia. Son of Doctor Franz Schopper and Grete (nee Stark) Schopper.

Education

Diploma in physics, University Hamburg, W. Germany, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hamburg, W. Germany, 1951. Doctor (honorary), Erlanger University, University Moscow.

Doctor (honorary), University Geneva, University London. Doctor (honorary), Joint. Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna.

Doctor (honorary), Institute High Energy Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Career

Research associate Technology University Stockholm, 1950. Assistant professor, university lecturer University Erlangen, 1954-1957. Research associate Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, 1956-1957.

Professor University Mainz, 1957-1960. Research associate Cornell University, 1960-1961. Professor, director Institute Nuclear Physics, University Karlsruhe, 1961-1973.

Research associate European Council for Nuclear Research (European Organization of Nuclear Research), Geneva, 1966-1967. Chairman Science Council Kernforschunszentrum, Karlsruhe, 1967-1969. Head department particle physics, member Directorate for Experimental Program, 1970-1973, chairman Intersecting Storage Ring Committee, 1973-1976, member Science Policy Committee, 1979-1980.

Professor emeritus Hamburg University, 1973—1980. Director European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1981—1988. President SESAME Council, since 2000.

Chairman Directorate, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Particle Physics Laboratory, Hamburg, 1973-1980. Chairman Association of German National Research Centers, 1976-1978. Member various expert commissions of Bundesministerium für Forschung und Technology, Max Planck Society and United Nations Educational.

Membership

Fellow Institute Physics London. Member American Physical Society, Deutsche Physik Gesell, German Physical Society (president 1992-1994), European Physical Society (president 1995-1997), Bayrische Akademie der Wissenschaften (correspondent), Sudetendeutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina (Halle), Joachim-Jungius-Gesellschaft (Hamburg), Academia Europea, Academia Scenitiarum et Artium Europea, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary).

  • Fellow Institute Physics London; Physical Society

  • Deutsche Physik Gesell

  • German Physical Society (president 1992-94)

    1992 - 1994

  • European Physical Society (president 1995-97)

    1995 - 1997

  • Bayrische Akademie der Wissenschaften (correspondent)

  • Sudetendeutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften

  • Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina (Halle)

  • Joachim-Jungius-Gesellschaft (Hamburg)

  • Academia Europea

  • Academia Scenitiarum et Artium Europea

  • Hungarian Academy Scis. (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Science, philosophy, piano, gardening.

Connections

Married Ingeborg Stieler, April 14, 1949. Children: Doris, Andreas.

father:
Doctor Franz Schopper

mother:
Grete (nee Stark) Schopper

spouse:
Ingeborg