Short Biography

Prof. Dr. h.c. mult Walter Greiner

1956 - 58 F.Sc. (Physics and Mathematics) University of Frankfurt/Main
Spring 1958 B.Sc. - University of Frankfurt/Main
January 1960 M.Sc. TH Darmstadt, Thesis: "Plasma-reactors"
1960 - 62 Research Associate to Prof. H. Marshall Freiburg/Brsg., Germany
Spring 1961 Ph.D. - Freiburg/Brsg. Thesis: "Nuclear polarization in μ-mesic atoms"
1962 - 64 Assistant Professor - University of Maryland (3 months Florida State University)
May 1964 Research Associate, University of Freiburg/Brsg.
August 1964 Acceptance of a chair for theoretical physics - Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Since Jan. 1965 Professor of Physics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics (-1995)
Since 1964 Various offered professorships at Duke University, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, etc., declined
Since 1976 Permanent Consultant to Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) Darmstadt
Oct. 2001 - July 2002 Dean of the Physics Faculty of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Since 2003 Founding Director and Member of the Management Board, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies