Prof. Temps' Biography



Personal Information: 

Name: Friedrich E. E. Temps
Date, place of birth: July 20, 1955, Neustadt am Rübenberge
Office address: Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Olshausenstr. 40, D-24098 Kiel, Germany, Tel: +49-(0)431-880-1702, Fax: +49-(0)431-880-1704, E-Mail: temps@phc.uni-kiel.de
Home address: Olendieksbarg 8, D-24113 Molfsee, Germany, Tel.: +49-(0)431-659-7983, Fax: +49-(0)431-659-7985, E-Mail: feetemps@aol.com
 

Education:

1973 Graduation (Abitur), Gymnasium Neustadt am Rübenberge
1974 - 1979 Study of Chemistry at the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen
1978 - 1979 Diploma thesis in Physical Chemistry, entitled "Investigations of Reactions of Hydroperoxyl Radicals using a Combined ESR-LMR Spectrometer", in the group of Prof. Dr. H. Gg. Wagner at the Institut für Physikalische Chemie in Göttingen
1979 Diploma degree in Chemistry, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
1979 - 1983 Ph. D. thesis on "Investigations of Radical-Radical Reactions using an FIR-LMR-Spectrometer" in the group of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. H. Gg. Wagner at the Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen
1983 Promotion to Dr. rer. nat., Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen 
 

Scientific Career:

1980 - 1985 Scientific staff member, Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen
1985 Award of the Otto-Hahn-Medal of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
1985 - 1986 Visiting scientist in the groups of Prof. Dr. James L. Kinsey and Prof. Dr. Robert W. Field, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
1987 - 1995 Scientific research associate, Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen
1990 - 1992 Project leader in the Sonderforschungsbereich 93 "Photochemistry with Lasers"
1993 - 1998 Project leader in the Sonderforschungsbereich 357 "Molecular Mechanisms of Unimolecular Reactions"
1994 Habilitation at the Universität Göttingen with a thesis entitled "On the Dynamics of Highly Vibrationally Excited Molecules in  Single Vibration-Rotation Quantum States"
1994 Nomination for Full Professor of Physical Chemistry (C4-level) and the position of Director at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
1995 - today Professor and Direktor of the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
1999 Broida Award, 25th International Symposium on Free Radicals, Flagstaff, Arizona
2000 Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz Award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2001
Nomination for Full Professor of Physical Chemistry (C4-level) at Philipps-University Marburg
2006 - today
Principal Investigator in the Excellence Cluster "The Future Ocean" (Project A6 - Chemistry at the Ocean Surface)
2007 - today
Project leader in the Sonderforschungsbereich 677 "Function by Switching"








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