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Prof.Dr. Klaus VON KLITZING Direktor und Wissenschaftliches Mitglied, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart


1962-1969 Technical University Braunschweig Diploma in Physics
1969-1980 University Würzburg (Prof. Dr. G. Landwehr), Thesis work about: "Galvanomagnetic Properties of
  Tellurium in Strong Magnetic Fields" (Ph.D. in 1972)
1978 Habilitation
1984 Professor at the Technical University, München
since 1985 Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart
 Honorary Professor at the University in Stuttgart
 Research stays in: England (University of Oxford)
  France (High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Grenoble)
  USA (IBM Research Lab., Yorktown Heights)


National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Russian Academy of Science
Ehrenmitglied Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft
Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London


More than 400 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings


Hewlett Packard Prize, 1982
Nobel Prize in Physics, 1985
Carl-Friedrich-Gauß-Medaille, 2005
Honorary degrees (Dr. h.c.) in 10 countries