Heisenberg Professorships

The Heisenberg Programme of the German Research Foundation enables outstanding scientists who meet all the requirements for appointment to a long-term professorship to prepare for a scientific leadership position and to work on their own research topics during the funding period.

Christian Merten

Christian Merten was awarded a Heisenberg professorship in Physical Organic Chemistry in 2020. He specialises in stereochemistry and chiroptical spectroscopy.

Prof. Dr. Eva Weber-Guskar

Eva Weber-Guskar was awarded a Heisenberg professorship in 2019. She researches into living in time and the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Raul Fonseca

Raúl Fonseca received a Heisenberg professorship in 2019. In his project he is researching, among other things, on rocks from the moon and from the deep sea.

Dolf Rami

Dolf Rami received a Heisenberg professorship in 2019. In his project he deals with questions of existence.

Hendrik Hildebrandt

Hendrik Hildebrandt received a Heisenberg professorship in 2018. His project is called “Turning cosmic shear into a litmus test for the standard model of cosmology”.

Gregor Leander

Gregor Leander received the Heisenberg Professorship for Symmetric Cryptography in 2015.

Christian Stump

Christian Stump received a Heisenberg professorship for Noncrossing phenomena in Algebra and Geometry in 2017.

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