Prof. Dr. Klaus von Klitzing
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics 1985
Words of Support
“There are talents all over the world and the language of science does not know borders. Good mentoring is the best way to ask the right questions.”
Prof. Dr. Klaus von Klitzing is a German physicist and Nobel Laureate who heads the Department of Low Dimensional Electron Systems at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, Germany. He has conducted research stays at the University of Oxford, the Grenoble High Magnetic Field Laboratory in France, and the IBM Research Lab in the United States before serving as professor at the Technical University of Munich and the University of Stuttgart. Prof. Dr. von Klitzing has won numerous prestigious awards, including the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the quantized Hall effect. His research areas include experimental semiconductor physics, low dimensional electron systems, and nanoelectrics.