Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Department of Molecular Physics

Prof. Gerard Meijer

     AC   CP   MP   PC   TH     MPG


Major Research Areas:

  1. Manipulation of molecules with electro-magnetic fields
  2. Cold Molecules
  3. Molecular physics studies using IR-FEL radiation
  4. Clusters and gas-phase bio-molecules

Awards and Honors:

1989 IBM Outstanding innovation award
1994 NWO-PIONIER award
2003 Honorary professor in physics, University of Nijmegen, NL
2004 Honorary professor in physics, Free University of Berlin, D
2004 Corresponding member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences
2008 Norman Hascoe Lecturer 2008, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA.
2009 Durham Lecturer 2009, University of Durham, Durham, UK
Recipient of the Bourke Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry for "original research on the formation and spectroscopy of ultra-cold molecules".
2010 Recipient of an ERC Advanced Grant
2010 Harry Emmett Gunning Lecturer 2010, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
2011 Jacob Bigeleisen Lecturer, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
2012 Van't Hoff Prize of the Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft
2013 Member of the Academia Europaea
2017 Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion


1995-2000 Classical Mechanics and Special Relativity for 1st year physics and chemistry students (University of Nijmegen)
Atomic and Molecular Physics II (FU Berlin)
2014-2015 Classical Mechanics for 1st year physics students (Radboud University Nijmegen)

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Address: Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Faradayweg 4-6, 14195 Berlin, Germany