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Prof. Dr. Hans Wolfgang Spiess

Prof. Dr. Hans Wolfgang Spiess

Professional Career

1962 - 1968 Study of Chemistry, University of Frankfurt, Diploma 1966
1968 Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Frankfurt with Prof. H. Hartmann
1968 - 1970 Florida State University, USA - Research Associate with Prof. R.K. Sheline
1970 - 1975 Max-Planck-Institut, Heidelberg - Research Associate with Prof. K.H. Hausser
1975 - 1983 University of Mainz - Research Associate, with Prof. H. Sillescu
1978 Habilitation, Professor (Physical Chemistry) University of Mainz
1981 - 1982 University of Münster - Full Professor (Physical Chemistry)
1983 - 1984 University of Bayreuth - Full Professor (Macromolecular Chemistry)
1984 - 2012 Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz – Director
since 2012 Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz – Director Emeritus

Professional Duties

1991 - 1992 President European Polymer Federation
1994 - 1996 Chairman Capital Investment Committee, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1992 - 2012 Member Executive Advisory Board Macromolecular Journals Wiley-VCH
1997 - 2006 Chairman Computer Committee, Max-Planck-Society
1999 - 2005 Member of the Scientific Council of the Federal Republic of Germany
2000 - 2006 President Groupement AMPERE, Magnetic Resonance, Zürich, Switzerland
2001 – 2005 Member International Advisory Board, Institute of Molecular Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
2002 – 2012 Member Board of Trustees, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden,
2002 – 2011 Member Board of Trustees, International NRW Graduate School of Chemistry, University of Münster
2003 - 2008 Member Nominations Committee Leibniz-Prize, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
2007 - 2012 Senior Member Gutenberg Academy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
2008 - 2013 Member Scientific Advisory Board Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS), School of Soft Matter Research.
2011 – 2013 President of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance, ISMAR
2013 -  Member Scientific Advisory Board Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
2013 - Chairman „Exploratory Round Table Conferences“(ERTC), Max Planck Society / Chinese Academy of Sciences
2013 - Member International Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
2014 -  Member Permanent Tenure Committee Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
 
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