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Humboldt Foundation

Humboldt Research Fellows at LMU

München, 12/22/2015

In 2015, LMU has once again hosted many visiting professors and research fellows, funded by the Humboldt Foundation, who came to Munich to carry out collaborative projects with colleagues. 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 LMU hosts were:

Dr. Beatrice Daskas, Languages and Cultures of the Christian East (Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Albrecht Berger (Faculty of Cultural Studies). January 2015

Dr. Vasileios Marinis, Byzantine Art (Yale University, New Haven, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Albrecht Berger (Faculty of Cultural Studies). January 2015

Dr. Esen Ögüs-Uzun, Classical Archaeology (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Rolf Michael Schneider (Faculty of Cultural Studies). January 2015

Prof. Dr. Harold Hirsch Zakon, Evolution (University of Texas at Austin, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Benedikt Grothe (Faculty of Biology). January 2015

Dr. Augustin Dumont, Philosophy (Université Saint-Louis, Brüssel, Belgium). Host: Professor Dr. Ives Radrizzani (Faculty of Philosophy, Theory of Science and the Study of Religion). February 2015

Dr. David William Lupton, Organic Chemistry (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia). Host: Professor Dr. Herbert Mayr (Department of Chemistry). February 2015

Dr. Alejandro Celis, Particle Physics (Universidad de Valencia, Spain). Host: Professor Dr. Gerhard Buchalla (Faculty of Physics). March 2015

Dr. Seung-Sup B. Lee, Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea). Host: Professor Dr. Jan von Delft (Faculty of Physics). March 2015

Dr. Claudio Llanos Reyes, Contemporary History (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile). Host: Professor Dr. Martin H. Geyer (Faculty of History and the Arts). March 2015

Dr. Daigo Nakazawa, Physiology (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan). Host: Professor Dr. Hans-Joachim Anders (LMU Medical Center). March 2015

Dr. Kevin Ryan, Lingustics (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Olav Hackstein (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). March 2015

Dr. Faisal Maqbool Zahid, Statistics (Government College University (GCU), Faisalabad, Pakistan). Host: Professor Dr. Christian Heumann (Institute of Statistics). March 2015

Dr. Lakshminarayana Polavarapu, Materials Science (CIC, bioma GUNE, Sonostia, Spain). Host: Professor Dr. Jochen Feldmann (Faculty of Physics). April 2015

Dr. Xiaoli Liu, Clinical Immunology (Jilin University, Changchun, China). Host: Professor Dr. Gerhild Wildner (LMU Medical Center). April 2015

Dr. Bin Liu, Plasma Physics (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Peking, China). Host: Professor Dr. Hartmut Ruhl (Faculty of Physics). May 2015

Prof. Dr. Tracy K. Dennison, Social and Economic History (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Davide Cantoni (Faculty of Economics). May 2015

Dr. Elif Keser-Kayaalp, Ecclesiastical Archaeology (Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin, Turkey). Host: Professor Dr. Franz Alto Bauer (Faculty of Cultural Studies). May 2015

Prof. Dr. Yaron Oz, Particle Physics (Tel Aviv University, Israel). Host: Professor Dr. Viatcheslav Mukhanov (Faculty of Physics). May 2015

Dr. Alberto De Franceschi, Civil Law (Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Hans Christoph Grigoleit (Faculty of Law). June 2015

Dr. Kazi M.K. Huda, Molecular Biology (Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mohammadpur Campus, Bangladesh). Host: Professor Dr. Jürgen Soll (Faculty of Biology). July 2015

Dr. Nikolay Isaev, Spectroscopy (Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 90, Russian Federation). Host: Professor Dr. Heinrich Jung (Faculty of Biology). July 2015

Dr. Laura Yanina Herrera, Palaeontology (Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina). Host: PD Dr. Oliver Rauhut (Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences). July 2015

Dr. Gavin A.J. Kelly, Language and Literature of Ancient Rome (University of Edinburgh, Scotland). Host: Professor Dr. Therese Fuhrer (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). July 2015

Dr. Paola Molino, Modern History (Istituto Storico Austriaco Roma, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Arndt Brendecke (Faculty of History and the Arts). July 2015

Dr. Giovanni Valente, History and Philosophy of Physics (University of Pittsburgh, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Stephan Hartmann (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). July 2015

Dr. Carla Jane Harper, Palaeobotany (University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Michael Krings (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences). August 2015

Dr. Charissa Bekker, Microbial Ecology (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Martha Merrow (Faculty of Medicine). September 2015

Dr. Omri Boehm, Philosophy (The New School for Social Research, New York, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Axel Hutter (Faculty of Philosophy, Theory of Science and the Study of Religion). September 2015

Dr. Camilla Caporicci, Comparative Literature (Arcadia University, Perugia, Italy). Host: Professor Dr. Florian Mehltretter (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). September 2015

Prof. Dr. Michail Kotin, History of the German language (University of Zielona Gora, Poland). Host: Professor Dr. Elisabeth Leiss (Faculty of Languages and Literatures). September 2015

Dr. Amsalu Tefera Alemu, Languages and Cultures of the Christian East (Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia). Host: Professor Dr. Loren T. Stuckenbruck (Faculty of Protestant Theology). October 2015

Dr. Santanu Bhattacharyya, Spectroscopy (Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science). Host: Professor Dr. Jochen Feldmann (Faculty of Physics). October 2015

Dr. Johanna E. Wolff, Philosophy (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China). Host: Professor Dr. Stephan Hartmann (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). October 2015

Prof. Dr. Thiago Marrara de Matos, Administrative Law (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil). Host: Professor Dr. Martin Burgi (Faculty of Law). November 2015

Dr. Ryan Gold, Quaternary Geology (U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, USA). Host: Professor Dr. Anke Friedrich (Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences). December 2015

Dr. Luis Fernando Munaretti da Rosa, Philosophy of Science (Universidade Federal da Integracão Latino-Americana, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil). Host: Professor Dr. Hannes Leitgeb (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy). December 2015