Dieter W. Heermann
Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Heidelberg University

Born in Cologne

2013-present Member of the Board of Directors of the Heidelberg University Association Inc.
2013-present Vice-President of Heidelberg University
2012-2013 Commissioner for Foreign Affairs of the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
2012-2013 Member of the Undergraduate Student Admission Committee of the faculty
2011-2013 Chairman of the Academic Affairs Office of the faculty
2011 Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2011-present Co-Scientific Director of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences
2010-present Member of Senate of Heidelberg University
2010-present Principal Investigator of the Research Training Group 1653 Spatio/Temporal Graphical Models and Applications in Image Analysis
2008-2015 Adjunct Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Maine, USA
2008-present Member of the Graduate Student Admission Committee
2008-present Member of the Executive Board of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences
2008-present Principal Investigator of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences
2007-2015 Member of the Institute for Molecular Biophysics, Jackson Lab, Maine, USA
2006-2013 Member of the Committee for the Relationship with US Universities
2005-present Scientific Referee for the European Union
1999-2001 Leader Research Project Entwicklung von Simulationsmethoden für komplexe Materialien, BMBF, BASF
1998-2001 Commissioner for New Media
1993-2001 Member of the DFG Research Training Group Modeling and Scientific Computing in Mathematics and the Sciences, Heidelberg
1998-2000 Co-Initiator of the Virtual University Oberrhein
1989-present Member of the Extended Board of Directors of IWR
1989-present Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Heidelberg
1988-1989 Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Wuppertal
1984-1987 Assistant Professor at the University of Mainz
1984-1987 Extrenal member of the Institut for Solid State Physics at the FZ Jülich
1983-1984 Postdoc at the Institut for Solid State Physics at the FZ Jülich
1983 Ph.D. Boston University
1976-1981 Degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics

 

Professional Memberships

Member of the German Physical Society

Member of the American Physical Society

Member of the Biophysical Society

 

Books

Computer Simulation Methods of Theoretical Physics , D.W. Heermann, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1986. Second edition 1990

Monte Carlo Simulation in Statistical Mechanics: An Introduction, K. Binder and D.W. Heermann, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1988. Fifth edition 2010

Parallel Algorithms in Computational Science, D.W. Heermann and A.N. Burkitt, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1991

Introduction to Computational Science, S. Ozawa and D.W. Heermann, Gakujustsu-shuppan
Tokyo, 1994