Former DG of CERN

Herwig Schopper

Study at University Hamburg, physics Diploma and Doctorate, Prof. emer.; Research assistant at Technical University Stockholm (with Lise Meitner); Cavendish Laboratory UK (with O.R.Frisch); Cornell University (with R.R.Wilson); Research in Optics, Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics. Various professorships in Germany and Director of University Institutes; Director of DESY at Hamburg 1973-1980; Director-General CERN at Geneva 1981-88; Former Presidencies: Association German Research Centres (now Helmholtz Association); German Physical Society and European Physical Societies; SESAME Council; Chair Scientific Board of International Basic Science Programme (UNESCO). Member of several national and international Academies and a number of Distinctions (e.g. UNESCO Albert Einstein Gold Medal).



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