Wilfried Nörtershäuser

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Nörtershäuser

Technische Universität Darmstadt
Institut für Kernphysik
Building: S2|14
Room: 410
Schlossgartenstraße 9
64289 Darmstadt

+49 6151 16-23575

+49 6151 16-23305

Curriculum Vitae


Vocational Training and Professional Life as a Chemical Laboratory Assistant

1983 – 1986 Vocational Training “Chemical Laboratory Assistant” (Boehringer Ingelheim KG, Ingelheim, Germany)
1986 – 1990 Technical Staff, Chemical Laboratory Assistant (Boehringer Ingelheim KG, Ingelheim, Germany)

University study and PhD

1990 – 1995 Physics study (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
1995 Physics Diploma – summa cum laude -
1996 – 1999 Research Assistant (Department of Physics at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
1999 Doctor rerum naturalium in Physics – magna cum laude -


1999 – 2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA, USA)
2000 – 2005 Postdoctoral Research Associate (Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany)
2005 – 2011 Leader of a 'Helmholtz Young Investigators Group'
'Laser Spectroscopy of Exotic Atoms and Highly Charged Ions' (LaserSpHERe)
Department of Nuclear Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz & GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research, Darmstadt


2009 Appointment as Junior-Professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University (Institute for Nuclear Chemistry).
2012 Evaluation and Reappointment as Junior-Professor.
2012 Appointment as a University-Professor for “Experimental Atomic and Nuclear Physics of Radioactive Nuclides” at the TU Darmstadt.


1990 – 1995 Scholarship of the “German National Academic Foundation”