Summary: German renowned physicist and president at the University of Bayreuth since 2009 who became instrumental as a program spokesperson for research key technologies as part of the structural and programmatic development of materials research within the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers during his veteran academic career.
Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car accident
Born: September 14, 1952
Died: January 13, 2013
Location: Cologne, Germany