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physics professor

Peter Klaus Wölfle, German physics professor. Recipient Physics prize, Göttingen Academy of Sciences, 1975, Research award, Max-Planck and A.V. Humboldt Society, 2000. Fellow: American Physical Society, Institute Physics London; member: Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, German Physical Society.

Background

Wölfle, Peter Klaus was born on March 24, 1942 in Munich, Germany. Son of Luitpold and Maria Hildegunde Wölfle.

Education

Master of Science, Technology University, Munich, Germany, 1966. Degree, Technology University, Munich, Germany, 1969. Doctor of Science, Technology University, Munich, Germany, 1974.

Career

Research associate Max-Planck Institute Physics, Munich, 1968—1971, senior scientist, 1973—1975. Postdoctoral researcher Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1971—1973. Professor physics Technology University Munich, 1975—1986, University Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1986—1989, University Karlsruhe, Germany, since 1989, chairman Department Physics, 1994—1996.

Leader group Helmholtz Research Center, Karlsruhe, since 1998. Member senate University Karlsruhe, 1994—2004. Reviewer Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn, Germany, 1992—2000.

Co-founder Sonderforschungsbereich 195, 1990, Center Functional Nanostructures, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: The Superfluid Phases of 3He, 1990. Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Physical Society, Institute Physics London. Member: Heidelberg Academy of Sciences, German Physical Society.

Connections

Married Ursula Maria Gergler, July 24, 1969. Children: Andrea, Stephanie, Rebecca.

father:
Luitpold Wölfle

mother:
Maria Hildegunde Wölfle

spouse:
Ursula Maria Gergler

child:
Andrea Wölfle

child:
Stephanie Wölfle

child:
Rebecca Wölfle