Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Butt

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Butt
Main Research Fields

Physics of Soft Matter Interfaces



Scientific Career

1986  Diploma thesis in the group of Prof. Dr. H. Spitzer,German Electron-Synchrotron, Hamburg
1986 - 1989  Group of Prof. Dr. E. Bamberg, Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt
1989  PhD at the University of Frankfurt
1989 - 1990  Group of Prof. Dr. P.K. Hansma, University of California, Santa Barbara, with a fellowship of the German Research Foundation
1990 - 1996 Group of Prof. Dr. E. Bamberg, Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt
1995  Habilitation in Biophysical Chemistry at J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt
1996 - 2000  University Professor (C3) at the Institute of Physical Chemistry,Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
2000 - 2002 University Professor (C4) for Physical Chemistry at the University Siegen
Since 2002  Director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz, Polymerphysics


Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1996  Heisenberg Fellowship
2008  Tewkesbury Lecture Award in Melbourne, Australia
2008  ICI distinguished Lecturer, University of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011  Lectureship Award, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, The Chemical Society of Japan



Honorary Professor at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the Technical University Darmstadt, adjunct Professor at the University of Siegen

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