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physics professor , researcher

Peter Schurtenberger, Swiss physics professor, researcher. Recipient Latsis prize, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, 1993, Rhodia prize, European Colloid and Interface Society, 2007.

Background

Schurtenberger, Peter was born on September 22, 1955 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Education

Diploma in Natural Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, 1984.

Career

Research to teaching assistant Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 1980—1984, senior researcher, 1987—1992, lecturer, 1992—1999. Visiting scientist University Lund, Sweden, 1984. Postdoctoral research fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985—1986, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, 1986—1987.

Guest professor University Graz, Austria, 1996. Professor physics University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1999—2008, professor to executive director, adolphe merkle institute.

Membership

Master: European Colloid and Interface Society (general secretary 2002-2009), European Colloid and Interface Society (president 1994-1995). Member: European Physical Society (member of the liquids board 2008), Swiss National Science Foundation (member of the nrc 2008).

Connections

Children: Patrick, Silvio.

children:
Patrick Schurtenberger

Silvio Schurtenberger