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Werner Nachtigall

biologist , biophysicist

Werner Nachtigall, German biologist, biophysicist. Recipient Fabricius medal, Entomological Society, 1969, K.O. Frisch medal, Zoological Society, 1973, Fritz Bender Building prize, Munich, 1990, International Environmental prize, 2002, Trevinanus medal, German Biological Association, 2004. Member of Sudetendeutsche Academy Munich, Academy Wissenschaften Literature Mainz, Society Technology Biology and Bionics.

Background

Nachtigall, Werner was born on June 7, 1934 in Saaz, Sudeten, Germany. Son of Emil and Emilie Nachtigall.

Education

Promotion, University Munich, 1959. Habilitation, University Munich, 1966.

Career

Assistant University Munich, Germany, 1959—1962, dozent, 1962—1969. Professor University Saarbrucken, Germany, since 1969.

Works

  • Author: 40 books.

Membership

Member of Sudetendeutsche Academy Munich, Academy Wissenschaften Literature Mainz, Society Technology Biology and Bionics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, music, travel, art.

Connections

Married Martha John; 1 child Irene.

father:
Emil Nachtigall

mother:
Emilie Nachtigall

spouse:
Martha John

child:
Irene Nachtigall