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Physics educator , researcher

Wolfram von Oertzen, German physics educator, researcher. Recipient A. von Humboldt prize, Ministry of Culture, France, 1994, G. Flerov prize Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, 1995. Member Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, European Physical Society.


Oertzen, Wolfram von was born on July 24, 1939 in Mannheim, Germany. Son of Hans-Jürgen and Magdalena (Specht) von Oertzen.


Diploma in physics, University Heidelberg, 1963. Dr in National Sciences, University Heidelberg, 1967. Habilitation, University Heidelberg, 1970.


Research assistant Institute Physics Nucleaire, Orsay, 1968-1969, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, 1967-1972, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 1972-1973. Professor Free University, Berlin, since 1974. Consultant Los Alamos (New Mexico) Science Laboratory, 1972, 75, 80, JAERI, Tokai, 1993.

Visiting professor University Tokyo, 1978, 85, 92, St. Petersburg (Russia) University, 1996, University Tubingen, Germany, 1990, University Padua, Italy, 1998, University Surrey/Guildford, United Kingdom, 2001-2002. Professor honoris causa St. Petersburg, 1996. Director physics division Hahn Meitner Institute, Berlin, 1979-1993.

Member Nuclear Physics Board of EPS, chairman, since 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Editor of 6 conference proceedings. Contributor over 180 articles to professional journals.


Member Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, European Physical Society.


  • Other Interests

    Mountain climbing, sculpture.


Married Marianne Kirchner, 1966 (divorced 1993). Children: Alexander, Vera. Edda Eisenlohr, 1994.

Hans-Jürgen Oertzen

Magdalena (Specht) Oertzen

Marianne Kirchner

Alexander Oertzen

Vera Oertzen