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Prof. Dr. Franz J. Gießibl

Curriculum Vitae


Education:

  • 1981 - 1982:

    • University of Applied Sciences Munich, Microengineering, Prediploma
  • 1982 - 1988:

    • Technical University Munich and Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Physics, Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. Gerhard Abstreiter in experimental semiconductor physics
  • 1988 - 1992:

    • Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich / IBM Research Group Munich Dr. rer. nat. in experimental physics with Prof. Dr. Gerd Binnig in Atomic Force Microscopy
  • 2001:

    • Universität Augsburg, Habilitation, Habilitation-thesis "Progress in Atomic Force Microscopy" (2000)

Professional experience:

1981 - 1988:

  • Numerous summer jobs with International Business Machines Corporation, Max Planck Institut and others

1992:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow IBM

1992 - 1994:

  • Park Scientific Instruments Inc., Sunnyvale, California: UHV R&D Scientist, Senior Scientist and Director of UHV Products

1995 - 1996:

  • McKinsey&Company, Inc.: Senior Associate

1996 - 2006:

  • Universität Augsburg, Experimentalphysik VI: Leader scanning probe microscopy group and lecturer

2006 - today:

  • Full Professor at Universität Regensburg, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät II - Physik, Institut für Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik

Awards:

1994:             R&D 100 Award    

2000:             Deutscher Nanowissenschaftspreis

2001:             Rudolf-Kaiser-Preis

2009:             Karl Heinz Beckurts-Preis

2014:             Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science

2015:             Rudolf-Jaeckel-Preis

2016:             Feynman-Prize

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Prof. Dr. Franz J. Gießibl

Fjg Neu 1

Contact:

Tel: +49 (0)941943-2105

Fax: +49 (0)941943-2754

Room: PHY 1.1.22

Email: franz.giessibl@ur.de