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Franz Hillenkamp

(1936)
University of Münster

Notable Achievement:

  • Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI)

Biographical Sketch

  • M.S.E.E., Purdue University, 1961
  • Diploma (Ing., Communications), Technische Universität München, Germany, 1962
  • Ph.D. (Dr. -Ing.), Technische Universität München, Germany
    (Thesis: An Absolutely Calibrated Calorimeter for the Measurement of Pulsed Laser Radiation), 1966

Academic Appointments

  • Part-time lecturer of Physics, University of Maryland, Munich Campus, 1963 - 1976
  • Professor of Biophysics, J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, 1976 - 1986
  • Professor, Medical Faculty, J.W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, 1982 - 1986
  • Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1985
  • Visiting Professor, Seconda Facoltà di Medicina, Università di Napoli, Italia, 1986
  • Professor of Biophysics and Medical Physics, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität, Münster, Germany, 1986 - Present

Professional Appointments

  • Research Scientist, National Laboratory for Radiation and Environmental Research, München, Germany, 1963 - 1968
  • Deputy Head, Department of Coherent Optics, National Laboratory for Radiation and Environmental Research, München, Germany, 1968 - 1976
  • Research Consultant,National Laboratory for Radiation and Environmental Research, München, Germany, 1976 - 1986
  • Research Physicist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1985