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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll


Wolfgang Knoll earned a PhD degree in Biophysics from the University of Konstanz in 1976. From 1991-1999 he was the laboratory director for Exotic Nanomaterials in Wako, Japan, at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN). From 1993 to 2008, he was furthermore Director of the Materials Science Department at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany. From 2008 to 2023, he was the Scientific Managing Director of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. Since 2010 he is a Regular Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Twente, the Netherlands, in 2012, became a member of the Academia Europaea in 2017, and is a Honorary Professor at DPU since 2020.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll
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