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chemist , educator , physicist

Wolfgang Von Niessen, German Physicist, educator, chemist, educator. Member American Physical Society, German Physical Society, Bunsengesellschaft f. Physikalische Chemie.

Background

Niessen, Wolfgang Von was born on January 23, 1941 in Wuppertal, Germany. Son of Alfred and Helma (Berg) Von Niessen.

Education

Master of Science, Cornell University, 1966. Doctor rerum naturalium, Technology University Munich, 1970. Doctor rerum naturalium habilitatus, Technology University Munich, 1976.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, International Business Machines Corporation Research Laboratory, San Jose, 1969-1970; science assistant, Max-Planck-Institute of Astrophysik, Munich, 1970-1972; science assistant, Technology U. Munich, 1972-1977; professor, Technology U., Braunschweig, Germany, since 1977; director Institute Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Technology U., Braunschweig, Germany, 1984-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 270 science articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, German Physical Society, Bunsengesellschaft f. Physikalische Chemie.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music (piano), arts, illustration of bible, poetry.

Connections

Married Karin Thelen, March 21, 1969 (divorced 1989). Children: Yorck, Cornelia.

father:
Alfred Niessen

mother:
Helma (Berg) Von Niessen

spouse:
Karin Thelen

children:
Yorck Niessen

Cornelia Niessen