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physicist , researcher

Markus Werner Sigrist, Swiss physicist, researcher. Achievements include research in Laser developments, photoacoustic and other types of spectroscopy, trace gas monitoring. Member of Swiss Physical Society, Swiss Society of Optics and Microscopy (board directors since 1993), European Physical Society 1984-1990, Optical Society of America (Fellow 1999).

Background

Sigrist, Markus Werner was born on September 6, 1948 in Illnau, Switzerland. Son of Karl Sigrist and Getrud Lachenmann.

Education

Master of Science in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1977. Habilitation in Physics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1986.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University California, Berkeley, 1978—1980. Adjunct professor Rice University, Houston, since 1984. Professor Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, since 1996.

Invited professor University Littoral, Dunkerque, France, 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Laser developments, photoacoustic and other types of spectroscopy, trace gas monitoring.

Membership

Member of Swiss Physical Society, Swiss Society of Optics and Microscopy (board directors since 1993), European Physical Society 1984-1990, Optical Society of America (Fellow 1999).

Connections

Married Marianne Peyer, December 12, 1945. Children: Karin Dietrich, Juerg Thomas, Raphael Edward.

father:
Karl Sigrist

mother:
Getrud Lachenmann

spouse:
Marianne Peyer

children:
Juerg Thomas Sigrist

Raphael Edward Sigrist

Karin Dietrich Sigrist