CV Steinrück

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück

Physical Chemistry, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

 

Scientific Career

1959 born in Salzburg, Austria
1965-1977 Elementary school and high school in Radstadt, Austria
1977-1978 Military Service with Austrian Army
1978-1983 Physics studies at the Technical University (TU) Graz / Austria
1983 Diploma in Technical Physics (Dipl.-Ing.) at TU Graz / Austria, with Prof. K. D. Rendulic
1985 PhD (Dr. techn.) in Physics at the TU Graz / Austria, with Prof. K. D. Rendulic
1985-1986 Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University / USA, with Prof. R. J. Madix
1986-1994 Assistant at the Technical University (TU) Munich / Germany, with Prof. D. Menzel
1992 Habilitation in Experimental Physics (Dr. rer. nat. habil.)
1993 Visiting Scientist at Rutgers University / USA (3 months), with Prof. T. E. Madey
1994-1998 Associate Professor (C3) of Experimental Physics at the University Würzburg
since 1998 Full professor (C4/W3) of Physical Chemistry at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Honors, Awards and Declined Offers

1980-1985 Scholarship (5x) for Outstanding Students (Begabtenstipendium), Technical University (TU) Graz
1983 “Young Researcher”-Award, Federation of Austrian Industry (Österreichische Industriellenvereinigung)
1983-1985 Scholarship by the Austrian sponsorship organisation PRO SCIENTIA
1986 “Kohlrausch”-Award, Austrian Physical Society
1994 Associate Professor (C3) position of Experimental Physics rejected at the University of Stuttgart
1998 Director position (C4) rejected at the Forschungszentrum Jülich
2002 Full Professor (C4) position of Physical Chemistry rejected at the TU Munich
2007-2017 Principal Investigator, Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials”
2009-2012 Guest Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
2012-2015 Guest Professor, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
2012 Elected Member of Academia Europaea – The Academy of Europe
2013 Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS)
2015 Corresponding Member of Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)
2015 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Szeged, Hungary
2016 ERC Advanced Grant 2015
2016 Full Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle, Germany
2016 Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2017 AVS Medard W. Welch Award, USA

Scientific Contributions

> 320 publications in peer-reviewed journals
> 205 invited lectures at scientific institutions and conferences

Professional Service in Academia

1996-1998 Examinations Board for Physics, University Würzburg
1996-1998 Convention, University Würzburg
1998-1999 Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Faculty of Science II, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
1998-2006 Faculty Council, Faculty of Science II, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2001-2003 Vice Dean, Faculty of Science II, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2002-2003 Senator, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2003-2005 Dean, Faculty of Science II, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2004 Taskforce “Chemistry“, University Bayern e.V. (Bayerische Rektorenkonferenz)
2005-2006 Chairman, Conference of Deans of the Departments of Chemistry in Bavaria
2005-2006 Vice Dean, Faculty of Science II, University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2006-2011 Vice President, University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Professional Service in Science

1996-2002 Beam Time Review Panel, Berlin Synchrotron Radiation Facility (BESSY II) (Vice Chairman: 1999-2002)
1997-1998 Trust lecturer (Vertrauensdozent), Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Würzburg
2000-2002 Chairman, Surface Science Division of the German Physical Society (DPG)
2000-2002 Extended Board of Management, German Physical Society (DPG)
2000-2002 Advisory Board, German Vacuum Society (DVG)
2001-2002 5. German Committee for Research with Synchrotron Radiation (KFS)
2001-2004 Surface Science Division Committee of the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique, and Applications (IUVSTA)
2002-2005 Vice Chair, 6. German Committee for Research with Synchrotron Radiation (KFS)
2003-2005 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, (ESRF)
2003-2004 Beam time review panel “Surfaces and Interfaces“, ESRF
2003-2008 Arbeitsausschuss “Katalyse” der Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie
2004-2008 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), Berlin Synchrotron Radiation Facility (BESSY II)
2005-2008 Chairman, 7. German Committee for Research with Synchrotron Radiation (KFS)
2005-2008 Commission for Research on Condensed Matter at Large Scale Facilities in Germany (KEKM)
2006- Trust lecturer (Vertrauensdozent), Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft, Erlangen
2007-2011 International Advisory Board, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft – Chinese Academy of Sciences (MPG-CAS) Partner Group, University of Science and Technology (USTC), Hefei, China
2008-2009 Vice Chair, Advisory Committee for Research with Photons (AFP), BMBF
2008- Scientific Advisory Board, ANKA, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2009-2011 Scientific Council (SC), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)
2010-2016 Fachbeirat des Fritz-Haber-Institutes der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin
2011-2015 Member of the DFG Fachkollegium 302 “Chemische Festkörperforschung” (Evaluation Committee 302 of the German Science Foundation)
2012-2013 Member, ERC Review Panel: ERC Synergy Grants
2014 Special working group of the RIKEN Advisory Council, Japan
2015- Advisory Board, Materials Science and Physics Division, University Salzburg, Austria
2015 Chair, Chemical Sciences Panel, Evaluation of the Institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences
2016-2018 Member, DFG Senate Commission for Collaborative Research Centers (SFB), German Science Foundation

Organization of conferences

1996 Chairman, “International Symposium on II-VI Compounds”, Würzburg, Germany
1998 Program Committee, “BESSY-User-Meeting 1998”, Berlin, Germany
1996 Chairman, Workshop “New Developments in Low Energy Electron Diffraction”, Erlangen, Germany (with Dr. G. Held)
1999 International Program Committee, “European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS 18)”, Wien
2000 Coorganizer of the Workshop “New Developments in Low Energy Electron Diffraction”, Cambridge / UK (with Profs. D. A. King and Dr. G. Held)
2001 Chairman, Surface Science Division, “Spring Meeting of the Germany Physical Society (DPG)”, Hamburg, Germany (~500 contributions)
2002 Chairman, Surface Science Division, “Spring Meeting of the Germany Physical Society (DPG)”, Regensburg, Germany (~500 contributions)
2002 Scientific Advisory Committee, “German Vacuum Society (DVG) Meeting”, Magdeburg, Germany
2002 International Program Committee, “European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS 21)”, Malmö, Sweden
2003 Advisory Board, “European Vacuum Congress”, Berlin, Germany
2005 Chairman, Symposium “Highlights in Synchrotron Radiation Research”, Spring Meeting of the Germany Physical Society (DPG), Berlin, Germany
2006 Chairman, German Conference of Physical Chemistry (“Bunsentagung der Deutschen Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie”), Erlangen, Germany (~700 participants)
2009 COST D-41 Workshop “Oxide Nanostructures”, Erlangen, Germany (~30 participants from 8 countries)
2009 International Program Committee, “European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS 26)”, Parma, Italy
2010 Local Organizing Committee, “3rd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress”, Nürnberg, Germany
2010 Program Committee, “10th European Conference on Surface Crystallography and Dynamics (ECSCD-10)”, Reading, UK
2011 Organizing Committee, “7. Brazilian-German Workshop on Applied Surface Science”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Program Committee, “11th European Conference on Surface Crystallography and Dynamics (ECSCD-11)”, Edinburgh, UK
2012 Scientific Committee, “APCIL’12 (The 3rd Asian-Pacific Conference on Ionic Liquids and Green Processes)”, Beijing, China
2013 Vice Chair, Gordon Research Conferences “Chemical Reactions on Surfaces”, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
2013 Chair, “8. Brazilian-German Workshop on Applied Surface Science”, Bamberg, Germany
2015 Chair, Gordon Research Conferences “Chemical Reactions on Surfaces”, Ventura / California, USA
2015 Program Committee, “12th European Conference on Surface Crystallography and Dynamics (ECSCD-12)”, Trieste, Italy
2016 Vice Chair, “9. Brazilian-German Workshop on Applied Surface Science”, São Sebastião (São Paulo), Brazil
2017 Program Committee, “13th European Conference on Surface Crystallography and Dynamics (ECSCD-13)”, San Sebastián, Spain
2017 International Program Committee, “European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS 33)”, Szeged, Hungary
2017 Scientific Committee, International Congress “Engineering of Advanced Materials”, Erlangen, Germany
2017 Chair, 655. WE-Heraeus-Seminar “Ionic Liquids and their Interfaces”, Bad Honnef, Germany

Editorship / Advisory Boards

2001/2002 Guest Editor, Applied Physics A (Issue 75/1, Special issue on “Solid surfaces: Microscopic insight from experimental and theoretical investigations“, 2002)
2002 Guest Editor, Focus Issue on “Clusters at Surfaces“, New Journal of Physics 4 (2002)
2002/2003 Guest Editor, Applied Physics A (Band 76/5, Special issue on “Structure and properties of complex surfaces at an atomic level“, 2003)
2007/2008 Guest Editor, Special Issue of Chemical Society Reviews (CSR) on “Surface Reactions” in honour of the Nobel Price to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Ertl; together with Profs. J. Libuda and Sir D. A. King
2008-2010 Editorial Advisory Board of Surface Science
2014-2015 Guest Editor, Special Issue of Accounts of Chemical Research on “Microscopic Insights into Surface Catalyzed Chemical Reactions
since 2014 Editorial Board of Progress in Surface Science
since 2014 Editor of Surface Science

Membership in Research Centers at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg

2004- Interdisciplinary Center for Interface-controlled Processes (ICICP)
2007- Interdisciplinary Center for Molecular materials (ICMM – Board of Directors)
2007- Erlangen Catalysis Resource Center (ECRC)
2008-2012 PI in the Graduate School “Molecular Science“, supported by BayernExcellent
2007-2017 PI in the Cluster of Excellence “Engineering of Advanced Materials