Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Bernard F. Schutz
Born on August 11, 1946 in Paterson (New Jersey/USA). Study of physics at Clarkson University (1964-1967), doctorate at the California Institute of Technology (1972), postdoc at Cambridge University and Yale University (1972-73), lecturer (1974), reader (1976), Professor at Cardiff University, Wales/UK (1986; since 1995 part-time), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) (from 1995 until October 2013), Honorary Professor at Potsdam University and Hannover University. As from October 1, 2014 emeritus.