Honorable Guest Professor of Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan affiliated to the Department of Nanovision Technology part of the Graduate School of Science and Technology ... further information (01/04/2009-31/03/2013).
Speaker, Regional group Ruhrgebiet of the German Humboldt Society e.V., German Humboldt-Club of the Alexander von Humboldt-foundation (until 10/2012)
Member of the KNMF User Committee (until 12/2013) ... see also News
Member of the ANKA International Users' Committee (until 04/2014)... see also News
Materials research (1997-1999): visiting researcher at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) hosted by Prof. Dr. Eugene E. Haller and Material Science and Engineering (UC Berkeley). Supported by Feodor-Lynen scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt-foundation.
Current Reseach (1999+): Department of Physical Chemistry II, Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
- Ph.D. - (Dr. rer. nat. - grade: A), major: physics; minor: mineralogy; Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn
and Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy, 22/4/1994.
- Diploma - (Diplom-Physicist - grade: A), major: physics - experimental physics (elementary particles), applied physics (radio astronomy), theoretical physics; minors: mathematics, inorganic chemistry; Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn and MPI for Radioastronomy, 25/1/1991.
- Student, Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn, Germany, basic and advanced studies completed in 7 semesters, 9/1985 - 3/1989.
- High School, Gymnasium Haan, Germany, schools finishing best grade 1985, three certificates German national contest of mathematics (Bundeswettbewerb für Mathematik 1982-1985); 6/1976 - 6/1985.
- Honorable Guest Professor of Shizuoka
University, Hamamatsu, Japan affiliated to the Department of Nanovision Technology part of the Graduate School of Science and Technology (01/04/2009-31/03/2013).
- Senior researcher (staff member), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 1/9/2003-today (research, teaching, graphics art, public outreach).
- Scientific assistant (C1), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Dept. of Physical Chemistry II, Germany, 1/9/2000 to 31/8/2003.
- Researcher, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Dept. of Physical Chemistry II, Germany, 10/1999-8/2000.
- Visiting Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory & University of California, USA, 10/1997-9/1999.
- Researcher, DLR, Institute of Space Sensor Technology, Berlin, Germany, 6/1997-9/1997.
- Young-Scientist (Post-Doc), DLR, Institute of Space Sensor Technology Berlin, Germany; tasks: budget management; organize and equip new laboratories; grant application; training of post-doctoral research fellows; supervision of four technicians and engineers, Ph.D. candidates and engineering undergraduate assistants, 5/1994-5/1997.
- Research Assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy, 7/1989-4/1994.
- Summer Research Assistant, University Bonn, Dept. of Astronomy, Germany; results were published by R. Cayrel, I. Tarrab, T. Richtler, Learning about young globular clusters. ESO Messenger, (no.54), Dec. 1988, p.29-33, summer 1988
Honors & Awards
- Honorable Guest Professor of Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan. Background information.
Affiliated to the Department of Nanovision Technology part of the Graduate School of Science and Technology,
- Winner of the WITec Paper Award 2010 (together with K. Meister, D. A. Schmidt, M. Havenith), 2010. Link.
- Innovation Price of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Development of a combined microscope (together with M. Havenith), 2007.
- Feodor Lynen scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation, (Host: Prof. Eugene E. Haller, Center for Advanced Materials and Prof. B. Sadoulet, Center for Particle Astrophysics, today Berkeley Cosmology Group, UC Berkeley, USA), 01/10/97-30/09/99.
- Center of Excellence program awards for research at CRL (now NICT), Tokyo, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2000.
- Award for research at the International Center For Advanced Studies (INCAS) , Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, in 1995.
- Travel and participation award: NOBEL foundation: Meeting of the Nobel Laureates in Physics, Lindau, Germany, in 1994.
- Travel and participation award: NATO: Nonlinear Dynamics and Spatial Complexity in Optical Systems, 41st summer school in Physics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, in 1992.
- Travel and participation award: DARA - German Space Agency: The ISO satellite, Alpbach, Austria, in 1992.
- Dissertation (Ph.D.) scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer foundation, St. Augustin, Germany, 1991-1994.
- Dissertation (Ph.D.) scholarship of the Max-Planck-Society (MPG), Germany, 1991-1994.
- Doping of germanium and silicon crystals with
non-hydrogenic acceptors for far infrared lasers,
Inventors: Eugene E. Haller, Erik Bründermann;
U.S. Patent number 6,011,810; Date: 4 January 2000.
Spektroskopieverfahren", M. Havenith-Newen and E. Bründermann, DE
10 2008 023 766 A1, 11.11.2010 (combined spectroscopy method)
Experience and Research abroad
- Center for Advanced Materials
(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) and Center for Particle Astrophysics (CPfA at UC Berkeley, today Berkeley Cosmology Group), California, USA, Prof. E.E. Haller, 2/95-7/95, 1/10/97-30/9/99. See also: MicroLab. Selected publications in Appl. Phys. Lett.: APL 73, 2757 (1998), on near CW Ge lasers; APL 73, 723 (1998), on Si lasers; APL 68, 1359 (1996); APL 68, 3075 (1996).
- NICT National Institute of Communication and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, Dr. N. Hiromoto and Dr. I. Hosako, 11/95, 8/97-9/97, 2000, Center of Excellence program, study of Ge:Ga laser emission using stressed Ge:Ga detectors, Ge maser, and see also this NICT Webpage (former: Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications, Communications Research Laboratory).
- Institute for Physics of Microstructures, Nizhny Novgorod,Russia, (former Institute for Applied Physics), Prof. A.A. Andronov, Dr. V.N. Shastin, Project #95-24-01 by INCAS - The International Center For Advanced Studies, in 10/95, Ge:Ga laser emission resolved by far-infrared grating spectrometer and Schottky diode detector, in 9/91.
- Institute of Solid State Electronics, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, Prof. E. Gornik, Local contact: Dr. W. Heiß,in 11/94, APL 67, 3543 (1995).
- Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO), NASA Ames, California,USA, Prof. J. Schmid-Burgk, Prof. H.P. Röser, in 9/93, two KAO astronomical observation flights: investigation of N+ fine-structure emission lines at 203.5 µm in the objects DR21, S106, W49. Pictures of the mission.
- Heriot-Watt-University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Prof. C.R. Pidgeon, 7/93, Pidgeon and Brown quasi germanium model.
- High Magnetic Field Laboratory of MPIfF and C.N.R.S., Grenoble, France, Prof. P. Wyder, Local contact: Dr. J.J. Koning, in 4/93, Proposal SE3992: "Direct detection of Si-laseremission".
- University Essex, Colchester, United Kingdom, Prof. M.F. Kimmitt, in 9/92, 2/93, and 8/93, optical pumping experiments of Ge:Ga and Si:B with Q-switched CO2-laser, fabrication of superconducting magnetic coils.