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physics professor

Juerg Martin Froehlich, Swiss physics professor. In physicist, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1969. Recipient National Latsis prize, Swiss National Foundation, 1984, Dannie Heineman prize, Australian Psychological Society -AIP, 1991, prize, Marcel Benoist Foundation, 1997, Max-Planck medal, German Physical Society, 2001.

Background

Froehlich, Juerg Martin was born on July 4, 1946 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Son of Walter Werner Froehlich and Annemarie Froehlich-Roth.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in theoretical physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1972. Diploma in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich. Dr hc (honorary), University Zurich.

Career

Senior assistant University Geneva, 1972—1973. Research fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973—1974. Assistant professor Princeton University, New Jersey, 1974—1977.

Professor IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette, France, 1978—1982, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Switzerland, since 1982, chairman department physics, 1998—2001, 2005—2007. President Swiss Association University Professors, Switzerland, 2002—2004.

Achievements

  • In physicist, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1969.

Membership

Member of Akademy Wissenschaften University Literature, Mairt., Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademy Wissenschaften, Academy Europaea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, skiing, art.

Connections

Married Eva Daniela Schubert, August 30, 1972. Children: Judith Monica Suter, Sonja Gabriela Luethi.

father:
Walter Werner Froehlich

mother:
Annemarie Froehlich-Roth

spouse:
Eva Daniela Schubert

children:
Judith Monica Suter Froehlich

Sonja Gabriela Luethi Froehlich