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chemistry professor

Klaus Funke, German chemistry professor. Recipient Walter-Schottky prize German Physical Society, 1980, Wilhelm-Jost lecturer Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry, 1996. Member of International Society Solid State Ionics (vice president 2005-2007, president 2007-2009, past president since 2009), Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry (president 2003-2004), Association German University Professors Chemistry (chair 2001-2003).

Background

Funke, Klaus was born on December 16, 1944 in Schreiberhau, Germany. Son of Siegfried and Lotte (Stormer) Funke.

Education

Diploma in Physics, University Gottingen, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gottingen, 1970. Venia Legendi, University Gottingen, 1976.

Career

Associate professor University Hannover, Germany, 1979-1985. Professor physical chemistry University Munster, Germany, 1985—2010. Dean department chemistry, University Hannover, 1981-1983.

Managing director Institute Physical Chemistry, University Münster, 1988-1990, 94-96. Chair Collaborative Research Center 458, 2000-2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Solid State Ionics Journal, since 1979.

Membership

Member of International Society Solid State Ionics (vice president 2005-2007, president 2007-2009, past president since 2009), Bunsen Society Physical Chemistry (president 2003-2004), Association German University Professors Chemistry (chair 2001-2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: hobby astronomer.

Connections

Married Margit (Helga) Schubert, July 7, 1970. Children: Kirsten, Cornelia.

father:
Siegfried Funke

mother:
Lotte (Stormer) Funke

spouse:
Margit

children:
Kirsten Funke

Cornelia Funke