Adjunct professorship for Hans-Jürgen Wollersheim


Professor Hans-Jürgen Wollersheim has been awarded an adjunct professorship at the University of Delhi for his many years of cooperation with Indian scientists. Since 2004, the GSI researcher has engaged in intensive scientific cooperation with India and was the liaison person for the cooperation with India in the FAIR project as In-Kind Coordinator FAIR@GSI.

GSI researcher Dr. Hans-Jürgen Wollersheim was honored with an adjunct professorship for the years 2022 and 2023 at the University of Delhi. He had completed his habilitation in 1993 and was teaching nuclear physics, detector physics, accelerator physics and nuclear astrophysics. In 1994, he was the representative of C4 professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. In 2004, he arranged a Memorandum of Understanding between the Inter University Accelerator Centre in New Delhi and GSI to intensify the collaboration between both laboratories. Several experiments in the field of nuclear structure and nuclear reaction were successfully performed with different Indo-German teams. From 2000 to 2009 he was manager of the international RISING project at GSI and later till 2013 manager of the PreSPEC project. As in-kind coordinator FAIR@GSI he was the FAIR liaison person for the collaboration between BMBF (Germany) and DST (India). His achievements in teaching and research were honored also by the nomination for a visiting professorship at IIT Ropar (2016-2018). (LW)