Selected Publications

1.
Balzarotti, F.; Eilers, Y.; Gwosch, K.; Gynnå, A. H.; Westphal, V.; Stefani, F. D.; Elf, J.; Hell, S. W.: Nanometer resolution imaging and tracking of fluorescent molecules with minimal photon fluxes. Science (2017)
2.
Göttfert, F.; Pleiner, T.; Heine, J.; Westphal, V.; Görlich, D.; Sahl, S.; Hell, S. W.: Strong signal increase in STED fluorescence microscopy by imaging regions of subdiffraction extent. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2017)
3.
Heine, J.; Reuss, M.; Harke, B.; D’Este, E.; Sahl, S. J.; Hell, S. W.: Adaptive-illumination STED nanoscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114 (37), pp. 9797 - 9802 (2017)

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Stefan W. Hell

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Stefan W. Hell

Education

 

1981 - 1987

Physics studies, University of Heidelberg

1990

Doctorate in Physics, University of Heidelberg

 

 

Positions held

1991 - 1993

Postdoctoral Researcher, EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)

1993 - 1996

Principal Scientist, Laser Microscopy Group; University of Turku, Finland

1993 - 1994

Visiting Scientist, Dept. Engineering Science, Oxford University, UK

1997 - 2002

Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Göttingen, Germany 

2003 - 2017

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Head of Optical Nanoscopy Division

present

Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Head of the Department of NanoBiophotonics;

 

Director, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

 

Head of the Department of Optical Nanoscopy;

 

Hon. Prof. of Experimental Physics, University of Göttingen

 

Hon. Prof., Department of Physics and Astronomy, Heidelberg University

 

 

Editorial Boards

1995 -

Journal of Biomedical Optics

1997 - 1998

Bioimaging

1999 - 2002

Review of Scientific Instruments 

2000 -

Journal of Microscopy

2002 - 2003

Single Molecules

2002 -

Journal of Fluorescence

2002 – 2007

Optics Express

2005 -

Journal of Structural Biology

2007 -

Journal of Biophotonics

2009 -

Journal of Biomedical Optics

2010 -

Biomedical Optics Express

2010 -

ChemPhysChem

2011 -

Optical Nanoscopy (Editor-in-Chief)

2012 -

Annalen der Physik

2016 -

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, PCCP (Honorary Board Member)

 

 

Memberships in Academies

2007

Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, ordinary member

2009

Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, corresponding member

2012

Romanian Academy, honorary member

2013

Leopoldina German National Academy, regular member

2014

Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, ordinary member

2016

National Academy of Sciences (NAS), USA

2016

German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

 

 

Honorary Doctorates

2009

University of Turku, Finland

2011

Vasile Goldis University, Arad, Romania

2013

Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

2015

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

2016

King’s College London, United Kingdom

2016

University of Babeș-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

 

 

 

 

Honors and Scientific Awards

2000

ICO Prize, International Commission for Optics (ICO)

2001

Helmholtz Prize for Metrology (co-recipient)

2002

Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis, third prize (co-recipient)

2002

Carl Zeiss Research Award

2002

Karl Heinz Beckurts Prize

2004

Gottlieb Daimler- and Karl Benz Prize, Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences

2006

Deutscher Zukunftspreis, the Federal President’s Award for Technology and Innovation

2007

Cozzarelli Prize awarded by PNAS

2007

Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics

2008

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2008

Lower Saxony State Award (Niedersächsischer Staatspreis)

2009

Otto Hahn Prize in Physics

2010

Ernst-Hellmut-Vits-Prize

2011

Hansen Family Award

2011

Körber European Science Prize (Physical Sciences)

2011

Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award 2010/2011

2011

Meyenburg Cancer Research Award

2012

Science Prize of the Fritz Behrens Foundation

2013

Paul Karrer Medal

2013

Carus Medal of the Leopoldina Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften

2014

Hall of Fame of German Research

2014

Kavli Prize in Nanoscience, with Thomas W. Ebbesen and Sir John B. Pendry

2014

Nobel Prize in Chemistry, with William E. Moerner and Eric Betzig

2015

Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg

2015

Glenn T. Seaborg Medal

2015

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 (Start-up), with Abberior Instruments GmbH

2016

Premio Capo d’Orlando 2016

2016

Semmelweis Budapest Award, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

2016

Wilhelm Exner Medal, Austrian Industry Association (Österreichischer Gewerbeverein, ÖGV), Vienna, Austria

 

 

Honorary activities in Academics, Society and Politics (selection)

Since 2003

Board of directors, Laser Laboratorium Göttingen e.V

Since 2003

European Neuroscience Institute (ENI), Göttingen, Associate Member

Since 2005

Secretary of the International Society on Optics Within Life Sciences (OWLS)

Since 2009

Co-Spokesperson of Cluster of Excellence “Nanoscale Microscopy and Molecular

Physiology of the Brain”

 
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