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photobotany educator

Karl Max Hartmann, German photobotany educator. Certified in botany. Recipient Distinguished Leadership award American Biographical Institute, 1991, International Cultural Diploma of Honor, 1994; 2000 Commemorative Medal of Honor; One in a Million award International Biographical Center, 1992.


Hartmann, Karl Max was born on June 14, 1935 in Berlin. Son of Johannes Eduard and Gertrud Auguste (Klein) Hartmann.


Doctor in Natural Sciences, U. Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1962; D. Habilitation, U. Erlangen-Nuremberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1973.


Science technical assistant, Max-Planck-Institute, Tübingen, 1956-1957; science assistant, University, Freiburg Branch, Federal Republic Germany, 1962-1966; academic consultant, University, Freiburg Branch, Federal Republic Germany, 1966-1969; visiting associate professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1970-1972; science consultant, U. Erlangen-Nuremberg, 1973-1978; professor extraordinary, U. Erlangen-Nuremberg, since 1978.


  • Certified in botany.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor 80 science articles on photomorphogenesis, biophysics and weed control to professional journals and books.


Member Bund Naturschutz Bayern, 1974, Gesellschaft der Pflanzenkundlichen Schausammlung, 1985, Commission International de l'Éclairage, 1990, Five Thousand Personalities of the World (Application Binary Interface), 1991. Member Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte, Gesellschaft für Lichtforschung, Federation European Socs. Plant Physiology, Deutscher Hochschulverband, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biophysik, European Society for Photobiology, European Weed Research Society, Universitätsbund Erlaugeu-Nurunberg.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, biomathematics, restoration.


Married Gisela Doritt Clemens, December 22, 1956. Children: Christine, Ulrike.

Johannes Eduard Hartmann

Gertrud Auguste (Klein) Hartmann

Gisela Doritt Clemens

Ulrike Hartmann

Christine Hartmann