em. o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Günther Bauer


Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in Physics at the University of Vienna (Austria)
Thesis: "Investigations of InAs Epitaxial Layers on GaAs Substrates"

1967 – 1972
Research Assistant, University of Vienna, Physics Department

Research Assistant, Technical University of Aachen, Germany

Habilitation at Technical University of Aachen, Germany: „Determination of Hot Electron Temperatures and Hot Electron Distribution Functions“

1974 – 1977
Assistant Professor, Technical University of Aachen, Physics Department

1977 – 1979
Associate Professor (Experimental Physics), University of Ulm

Summer 1978
Visiting Scientist, University of Oxford, Clarendon Laboratory

1979 – 1990
Professor of Physics, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

Summer 1986, summer 1987
Visiting Professor, Brown University, Providence, R.I., USA

Professor for Semiconductor Physics, University of Linz, Austria

10/2010 – present
Professor Emeritus

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Research Fields

  • MBE growth of nanostructures
  • X-ray diffraction and scattering studies on nanostructures
  • Properties of diluted magnetic hetero- and nanostructures
  • Intersubband Transitions in heterostructures
  • Magneto-optical and magneto-transport investigations of low-dimensional systems

Memberships & Awards

Member of the American, Austrian and German Physical Society

Physics Prize, Austrian Physical Society

President of the Austrian Physical Society

Fellow of the American Physical Society

Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Johannes Kepler Prize, Land Upper Austria

AAAS Prize for International Scientific Cooperation

Großer Kardinal Innitzer Preis

Großes Silbernes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich.

Günther Bauer has been a member of the programme and advisory committees of several International Conferences:
International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), the Conferences on the Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems (EP2DS) and on Modulated Semiconductor Structures (MSS) . He has been co-organising the Winterschools on Low Dimensional Systems in Mauterndorf, Austria for many years, was the chairman of MSS 10, which was held in Linz, 23-27 July 2001, as well as chairman of the Programme Committee of the 28th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS-28, 24 - 28 July, 2006), in Vienna/Austria.