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Chair for Technical Physics (E23), Technische Universität München

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Gross has been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal of TUM


December 06, 2007

Rudolf Gross
Rudolf Gross of WMI has been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal of the Technische Universität München in recognition of his merits as the spokesman of the Collaborative Research Center 631 on Solid State Quantum Information: Physical Concepts and Materials Aspects.

This accolade is named after Prof. Dr. Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (1911 - 2000), Germany's "Grand Old Man" of neutron physics and one of the most prominent scientists the Technische Universität München ever had. The Technische Universität München has awarded this prize every year since 1997. Actually, Rudolf Gross presently holds the Chair for Technical Physics of TUM, which Heinz Maier-Leibnitz hold by himself until 1974 after following Walther Meißner in 1952 on this chair.

The prize has been presented to Rudolf Gross on December 3, 2007 within an official function of the TUM held in the Hotel Bayerischer Hof at Munich.