Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult.
Klaus von Klitzing
Born on June 28, 1943 in Schroda. Study of physics at Braunschweig Technical Univ., doctorate Würzburg Univ. (1972), German Habilitation Würzburg Univ. (1978), Professor Munich Technical Univ. (1980-1984), Honorary Professor Stuttgart Univ. (1985), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research (since 1985).