PD Dr. Michael Haumann (*3.6.1964)

since 1/2015   Staff scientist at the Physics Department of the Freie Universität Berlin

2010-2014    Heisenberg-Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) at Physics Dept. of FU-Berlin 

2004 – 2009    C2-position (Oberassistent im Beamtenverhältnis auf Zeit) at Physics Dept. of FU-Berlin

since 2004    Assistant professor (Privat-Dozent) at Physics Dept. of FU-Berlin

2004    Habilitation in Experimental Physics, professional thesis (Habilitationsschrift) „Spectroscopic investigations on the structure, dynamics, and functioning of cofactors in the catalytic cycle of metalloenzymes“

2000 – 2004    Staff scientist in the biophysics group of Prof. H. Dau at Physics Dept. of FU-Berlin

1999 – 2000    Parental break (birth of our son in 1998), training “Webdesign” (Macromedia GmbH)

1997 – 1998    Postdoc, EU-Marie-Curie and EMBO fellowships (at CEA Saclay/Paris, Dr. A. W. Rutherford and Uni. Osnabrück, Prof. W. Junge)

1996    Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) at Uni. Osnabrück (Prof. W. Junge, Biophysics group), dissertation „Oxygenic photosynthesis: electrons, protons, electrostatics“, summa cum laude

1993 – 1996    Staff scientist at the Biology Dept. of Uni. Osnabrück in the SFB171 „Membrane-standing transport processes in cells“

1992    Diploma in Biology, mark 1.0, thesis „Fast protolytic reactions at the active site of the photosynthetic water oxidase“

1986 – 1991    Study of Biology at Uni. Osnabrück (emphasis on biophysics, plant physiology, biochemistry)



2009    Heisenberg-Fellowship (5 years) of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

1998    Marie-Curie Long Term Fellowship (2 years) of the European Commission

1998    Long Term Fellowship (2 years) of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

1998    European Science Foundation (ESF) Short Term Fellowship

1997    Dissertation Prize of the Society of the University of Osnabrück