Curriculum Vitae

Name: Klaus Möbius
Date of birth: June 4, 1936
Nationality: German
Titles: Professor, Dr.
Affiliation: Department of Physics, Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin),
Arnimallee 14, D-14195 Berlin, Germany


Diploma in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics FU Berlin, February 1962
Ph.D. in Physics, Economy FU Berlin, July 1965
Habilitation in Experimental Physics FU Berlin, June 1969

Professional Career:

AEG-Research Institute Berlin Director of Laboratory 1962-1965
FU Berlin Research Assistant 1965-1969
FU Berlin Research Associate and Professor 1969-1971
University of Calif. Riverside
(Prof. A.H. Maki)
Postdoc Fellow (DFG) 1969-1970
FU Berlin Professor 1971-now
German Research Community (DFG) Referee 1972-now
DFG-Research Project Area SFB 161 Subproject Director 1972-1986
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(Prof. H. Levanon)
Visiting Professor Summer 1980
IIT Madras, India
(Prof. S. Subramanian)
Visiting Professor (DAAD) Winter 1983
FU Berlin DFG Liaison Professor 1983-1990
DFG-Research Project Area SFB 337 Subproject Director 1986-1998
Inst. of Molecular Physics, FU Berlin Executive Director 1987-1989
Dept. of Physics, FU Berlin Vice Dean 1991-1992
Dept. of Physics, FU Berlin Dean 1992-1993
European Federation of EPR Groups President 1991-1994
VW-Research Priority Area "Electron Transfer" Subproject Director 1995-2002
International EPR (ESR) Society Vice-President 1996-1999
DFG-Research Priority Area "High-field EPR" Coordinator & Subproject Director 1998-2006
DFG-Research Project Area SFB 498 Subproject Director 2000-2005
DFG-Research Project Area SFB 498 Member 2006-2009
Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion
Mülheim (Ruhr)
Guest Scientist 2009-now
International EPR (ESR) Society Vice-President for Europe 2012-2013
International EPR (ESR) Society President 2014-2015

Awards and Honors:

Karl-Scheel Award of the Berlin Physical Society 1966
DFG Postdoctoral Fellowship 1969/70
Bruker-Lecturer Award of the Royal Society of Chemistry 1987
Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Max-Planck-Research Award 1992
International Zavoisky Award 1994
Philip-Morris Research Award 1996
Silver Medal Award of the International EPR (ESR) Society 1996
Invited Scholar at the University of Padova, Italy 1997
AMPERE Award of the European Groupement AMPERE 1998
Roessler Lecturer at the Cornell University, Ithaca, USA 2001
Invited Scholar at the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 2001
Gold Medal Award of the International EPR (ESR) Society 2001
Foreign Member of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 2002
Voevodsky Award of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch 2006
Cross of Merit (Verdienstkreuz 1. Klasse) of the Federal Republic of Germany 2006
Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Bologna 2009
Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance (ISMAR) 2009
Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Bologna 2010
Fellow of the International EPR (ESR) Society 2011
Foreign Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan 2012

Membership in Scientific Societies, Academic Duties:

German Physical Society (DPG) 1966-now
Chairman DPG-Board for Molecular Physics 1977-1980
Editorial Advisory Board Physikalische Blätter of DPG 1979-1987
International EPR (ESR) Society 1989-now
Editorial Advisory Board Applied Magnetic Resonance 1989-now
Groupement AMPERE 1990-now
Editorial Advisory Board Spectrochimica Acta, Biomolecular Spectroscopy 1994-1999
Guest Editor Israel Journal of Chemistry 1989
Guest Editor Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 2005
Guest Editor Applied Magnetic Resonance 2001, 2006, 2009, 2010
Guest Editor Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2015
Referee for international scientific journals, academic institutions, and academic careers since more than 30 years until now


About 350 refereed scientific papers and book chapters since 1963 until 2017,

& the book (2009):
Möbius, K., Savitsky, A., High-Field EPR Spectroscopy on Proteins and their Model Systems: Characterization of Transient Paramagnetic States, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2009, pp 1-375.

& the new book (2016):
Möbius, K., Giacometti, G., Life on Earth through Photosynthesis &nhdas; Dialogues on Key Discoveries and the People behind them, Bononia University Press, Bologna, Italy, 2016, pp 1-280.