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Humboldt Foundation

Visiting researchers at LMU

München, 12/23/2014

As in previous years, many visiting professors and research fellows, funded by the Humboldt Foundation, arrived at LMU in 2014 to carry out collaborative projects with their peers. The Humboldt Foundation’s programs promote cooperation between prominent German researchers and leading scholars from abroad. Winners of the Humboldt Research Award and holders of Humboldt Research Fellowships themselves choose the German counterparts with whom they wish to collaborate.

This year‘s Fellows and their hosts were:

Prof. Dr. Cheng Chin, Atomic and Molecular Physics (University of Chicago, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Immanuel Bloch (Faculty of Physics). January 2014

Prof. Dr. Costas Kounnas, Theoretical Physics (Université de Paris VI, France). Host: Professor Dr. Dieter Lüst (Faculty of Physics). January 2014

Prof. Dr. Suzanne Blum, Organic and Organometallic Chemistry (University of California, Irvine, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Paul Knochel (Department of Chemistry). April 2014

Dr. Esther L. de Leeuw, Lingustics and Speech Science (University of London, UK). Host: Professor Dr. Jonathan Harrington (Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing). April 2014

Dr. Sam Sanders, Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics (Gent University, Belgium). Host: Professor Dr. Dr. Hannes Leitgeb (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). April 2014

Prof. Dr. Kazunori Shintsu, Commercial Law (Okayama Shoka University, Okayama, Japan). Host: Professor Dr. Mathias Habersack  (Faculty of Law). April 2014

Prof. Dr. Richard Kent Wolf, Music Ethnology (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Frank Heidemann (Institute of Ethnology). May 2014

Dr. Dorian Didier, Organic Chemistry (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel). Host: Professor Dr. Paul Knochel  (Department of Chemistry). June 2014

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Keller, Internatioonal Trade (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr (Faculty of Economics). July 2014

Dr. Dirk Pattinson, Theoretical Informatics (Imperial College London, UK). Host: Professor Dr. Helmut Schwichtenberg (Institute of Mathematics). July 2014

Dr. Efraim Podoksik, History of Thought (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). Host: Professor Dr. Martin Geyer (History Department). Juli 2014

Prof. Dr. Carol H. Shiue, Economics (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Davide Cantoni (Faculty of Economics). July 2014

Prof. Dr. Matthew Goff, Biblical Theology, Biblical History (Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Loren T. Stuckenbruck  (Faculty of Protestant Theology). August 2014

Dr. Aidan Lyon, Philosophy of Science (University of Maryland, College Park, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Stephan Hartmann (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). September 2014

Prof. Dr. Richard B. Primack, Plant Ecology (Boston University, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Susanne Renner (Systematic Botany and Mycology). September 2014

Dr. Audrey C. Rieber, Philosophy (University of Basel, Switzerland). Host: Professor Dr. Günter Zöller (Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion). September 2014

Dr. Peter Byrne, Organic Chemistry (University College Dublin, Ireland). Host: Professor Dr. Herbert Mayr (Department of Chemistry). October 2014

Dr. Marco Cavarzere, Modern History (Università di Pisa, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Arndt Brendecke (History Department). October 2014

Prof. Dr. Michael Esfeld, Philosophy (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland). Host: Professor Dr. Stephan Hartmann (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). October 2014

Dr. Heloise Estellita, Criminal Law (Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Sao Paulo, Brazil). Host: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Bernd Schünemann (Faculty of Law). October 2014

Joyce Man, Communications and Media Science (South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China). Host: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Weidenfeld (Scholl Institute of Political Science). October 2014

Dr. Giovanna Targia, History of Art (Bibliotheca Hertziana – MPI for Cultural History, Rome, Italy). Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Pfisterer (History of Art) October 2014

Dr. Santiago del Rey Quesada, Historical Linguistics (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain). Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Dufter (Romance Philology) October 2014

Dr. Gaik Ee Lee, Plant Systematics and Evolution (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia). Host: Professor Prof. Dr. Jochen Heinrichs (Systematic Botany and Mycology). November 2014

Dr. Stanislav Speranski, Logic (Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk 90, Russian Federation). Host: Professor Dr. Dr. Hannes Leitgeb (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). November 2014 

Dr. Thom van Dooren, Cultural Studies (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia). Host: Professor Dr. Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society). November 2014

Prof. Dr. Rudolf von Sinner, Systematic Theology – Ethics (Faculdades EST, Sã o Leopold o, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). Host: Professor Dr. Reiner Anselm (Faculty of Protestant Theology). December 2014