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Jürgen Manfred Wolfrum Edit Profile

physical chemist

Jürgen Manfred Wolfrum, German physical chemist. Achievements include 14 patents on Lasers in Chemistry and Life Sciences. Recipient Bodenstein prize Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft, 1978, Philip Morris prize, 1987, Max Planck prize, 1993, Karl Heinz Beckurts prize, 1998, Michael Polanyi medal, 2000. Cofounder, director TECFLAM, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1990-1994.

Background

Wolfrum, Jürgen Manfred was born on September 23, 1939 in Jena, Germany. Son of Erich and Christa (Otto) Wolfrum.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Göttingen, Germany, 1968. Habilitation, University Göttingen, Germany, 1975.

Career

Research assistant Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany, 1968-1970. Research group leader Max-Planck Society, Germany, 1970-1982. Director Institute for Physical Chemistry University Heidelberg, Germany, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 14 patents on Lasers in Chemistry and Life Sciences.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to science journals.

Membership

Cofounder, director TECFLAM, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1990-1994.

Connections

Married Ilse-Verena Löwen. Children: Tobias, Fabian.

father:
Erich Wolfrum

mother:
Christa (Otto) Wolfrum

spouse:
Ilse-Verena Löwen

children:
Tobias Wolfrum

Fabian Wolfrum