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theoretical physics educator

Rolf Siems, German Theoretical physics educator. Achievements include contributions to solid state physics and statistical mechanics: properties of dislocations, grain boundaries, point defects, phase transitions, hydrogen in metals, composite materials, domain walls, pseudo spin models, classical and quantum mechanics of chaotic systems Recipient Borchers Plakette Institute Technology Aachen, 1963. Member German Physical Society.

Background

Siems, Rolf was born on June 24, 1930 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Albert Hinrich and Dora (Bohlmann) Siems.

Education

Diploma in Physics, University Göttingen, Germany, 1956. Postgraduate, Michigan State College, 1951. Doctor Natural Science, Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1963.

Habilitation, Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1969.

Career

Assistant University Göttingen, 1955-1956. Scientist Kernforschungsanlage, Jülich, Germany, 1957—1963, C.E.N., Mol, Belgium, 1957—1961. Assistant Institute of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1963—1969, assistant professor Germany, 1969—1970.

Guest professor University Giessen, Germany, 1969-1970. Professor University Saarbrücken, Germany, 1970—1998, chairman department physics Germany, 1975-1977, senator Germany, 1985-1987, professor emeritus Germany, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in solid state physics and statistical mechanics: properties of dislocations. Research in grain boundaries. Research in point defects.

    Research in phase transitions. Research in hydrogen in metals. Research in composite materials.

    Research in domain walls. Research in pseudo spin models. Research in classical and quantum mechanics of chaotic systems.

    Research in scientific motion picture on formation and growth of deformation twins.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of German Physical Society.

Connections

Married Helgard Renate Sindermann, August 28, 1965.

father:
Albert Hinrich Siems

mother:
Dora (Bohlmann) Siems

spouse:
Helgard Renate Sindermann