Hans Jürgen Herrmann
Theoretical Physicist and Professor, ETH Zurich
Prof. Herrmann holds a PhD in statistical physics from Cologne, a member of CNRS at the Service de Physique Théorique in Saclay (France). Earlier he worked at HLRZ of KFA Jülich (Germany), was a professor and director of PMMH of ESPCI, Paris and the Institute of Computer Physics at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). He also worked at the Institute of Building Materials at ETH Zurich (Switzerland).
He is a Guggenheim Fellow (1986), member of the Brazilian Academy of Science, Max-Planck prize recipient (2002) and Gentner-Kastler prize (2004); ERC Advanced (2012); managing editor of International Journal of Modern Physics C and of Granular Matter and member of several editorial boards and committees including the Research Commission of ETH, author of about 570 publications and co-editor of 13 books