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Reinhard X. Fischer

educator , mineralogist

Reinhard X. Fischer, German mineralogist, educator. Heisenberg fellow, Bonn, 1991. Member German Mineralogical Society (board directors 1996-1998, Victor-Moritz-Goldschmidt prize 1995), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallographie, American Crystallographic Association, Mineralogical Society of America.

Background

Fischer, Reinhard X. was born on September 19, 1954 in München, Bavaria, Germany.

Education

DiplMin, University Mainz, Germany, 1980. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Mainz, Germany, 1983. DrRerNatHabil, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1990.

Career

Research associate University Mainz, 1980-1983, University Illinois, Chicago, 1983-1986, Universität Würzburg, 1986-1990, lecturer, 1990-1991, University Mainz, 1991-1995. Professor mineralogy University Bremen, Germany, since 1995. Visiting scientist E.I. du Pont deNemours & Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1995-1996.

Membership

Member German Mineralogical Society (board directors 1996-1998, Victor-Moritz-Goldschmidt prize 1995), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallographie, American Crystallographic Association, Mineralogical Society of America.

Connections

Married Kiek Van der Laan, August 28, 1986. Children: Lennart Alexander, Laurens Sebastian.

spouse:
Kiek Van der Laan

children:
Lennart Alexander Fischer

Laurens Sebastian Fischer