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physics professor , researcher

Jean-Pierre Wolf, Swiss physics professor, researcher. Recipient Grand prize, French Academy of Sciences, 2002, prize La Recherche, 2005.


Wolf, Jean-Pierre was born on July 14, 1960 in Lausanne.


Degree in physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, 1987. Habilitation, University Lyon I, France, 1991.


Assistant Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1984-1987, project manager, 1987-1989. Assistant professor Free University, Berlin, 1989-1992. Associate professor Yale University, 1999.

Professor University Lyon I, 1992—2005, University Geneva, since 2005. Founder Elight, Inc., Berlin, 1991. Member National Council Universities, Paris, 1996—2000.

Member committee National National Center for Scientific Research, since 2000. Professor Institute University de France.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, photography, writing.