Thomas Mann Fellows 2018

Prof. Dr. h. c. Jutta Allmendinger, Ph. D. | President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Jutta Allmendinger | Photo: David Ausserhofer

Prof. Dr. h. c. Jutta Allmendinger, Ph.D. is a German sociologist. After scientific stations - among others - at Harvard University, the LMU and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Prof. Allmendinger became President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in April 2007. In 2013 she received the Federal Cross first class of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 2014, she received a Honorary Doctorate of the University of Tampere. | www.wzb.eu

1981-1983
Research Assistant, Center for Survey Design and Methodology, Mannheim. Head of project: Evaluation of Socio-Scientific Hiring Scales
1984-1988
Research Assistant at Harvard University (Prof. Annemette Sørensen), Center for Educational Sciences, University of Wisconsin (Supervisors: Prof. Aage B. Sørensen and Prof. Michael Aiken)
1988-1991
Scientific Employee, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin. Research Area: Education, Employment and Social Development. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Mayer)
1991-1992
Fellow at Harvard Business School, Program for Organizational Behavior, Cambridge, MA
1992-2007
Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (on leave from February 2003 to February 2007)
2003-2007
Director of the Institute of Employment Research, Nuremberg
since 2007
President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of Educational Sociology and Labor Market Research at the Humboldt University, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Detering | Professor of Modern German Literature and Comparative Literature

Heinrich Detering | Photo: VATMH/Mirko Lux

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Detering is a German literary scholar, translator and poet and professor for modern German and Comparative Literary Studies. Detering runs the Thomas Mann Research Center in Göttingen and is the editor of the "Große kommentierte Frankfurter Ausgabe" of the works, letters and diaries of Thomas Mann. Since 2011 Detering is president of the German Academy for Language and Literature. | www.heinrichdetering.de

 

1959
Born in Neumünster
1979-1986
Studies of German Philology, Theology, Scandinavian Studies and Philosophy in Göttingen, Heidelberg and Odense
1988-1994
Assistant lecturer at the chair of Albrecht Schöne
1988
Doctorate
1993
Habilitation
1994-1995
Visiting professor for comparative studies at LMU Munich
1995-2005
Chair for Modern German Literature and Modern Nordic Literatures, Kiel
2001
Call for the Chair for Modern German Literary Studies, Bonn (succession Peter Pütz, rejected)
since 2005
Chair for Modern German and Comparative Literary Studies, Göttingen

Burghart Klaußner | Actor and author

Burghart Klaußner | Photo: Max Parovski

Burghart Klaußner graduated from the Max Reinhardt Drama School in Berlin and worked at the Schaubühne from 1970 to 1972. Subsequently, he played at Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Schiller-Theater and Maxim-Gorki-Theater in Berlin, and at playhouses in Frankfurt/Main, Bochum, and Zurich. He acted in numerous series and films, such as the Oscar®-nominated “The White Ribbon” which received the Palme d’or at the Cannes Film Festival. For his role in "The White Ribbon", Klaußner received the Best Actor Award from the German Film Critics Association in 2009.  He is a member of the Freie Akademie der Künste Hamburg and the German Film Academy, where he has been serving on the Board since 2010. Burghart Klaußner also works as a writer and director. | www.burghartklaussner.de

 

 

 

Filmography (selection)

1995/1996
Das Superweib
1996
Rossini – oder die mörderische Frage, wer mit wem schlief
2001-2003
Good Bye, Lenin!
2003/2004
The Edukators
2006/2007
Yella, The Novemberman
2008
The Reader
2008/2009
The White Ribbon
2014-2016
Chamissos shadow
2014/2015
Elser
2014/2015
The People vs. Fritz Bauer, Bridge of Spies
2015/2016
Die Stadt und die Macht
2017/2018
Das schweigende Klassenzimmer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yiannos Manoli | Director of the Fritz Huettinger Chair of Microelectronics

Yiannos Manoli | Photo: Klaus Polkowski / Uni Freiburg

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yiannos Manoli holds the Fritz Hüttinger Chair of Microelectronics, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg/Germany.

Manoli studied physics and mathematics at Lawrence University, Wisconsin. In 1980, he earned a Master of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1985 on, he established the design group for microsystems and microcontroller integrated circuits at the newly founded Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems in Duisburg, Germany. In 1996, he was appointed Chair of Microelectronics at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken, Germany. In July of 2001, he transferred to the University of Freiburg, Germany. Since 2005, Manoli has been one of three co-directors of the Hahn Schickard Institute of Micromachining and Information Technology, Villingen-Schwenningen and Freiburg, Germany. | www.imtek.uni-freiburg.de

 

1954
Born in Famagusta, Cyprus
1978
B.A. degree (summa cum laude) in Physics and Mathematics, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
1980
M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
1987
Dr.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering, Gerhard Mercator University in Duisburg, Germany
1985-1996
Founding director of the design group for microsystems and microcontroller integrated systems, Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems in Duisburg, Germany
1996-1998
Chair of Microelectronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany
1998-2000
Department Head, Department of electrical Engineering, University of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany
Since 2001
Fritz Hüttinger Chair of Microelectronics, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg, Germany
Since 2005
Co-Director, Hahn Schickard Institute of Micromachining and Information Technology, Villingen-Schwenningen and Freiburg, Germany
2008-2015
Associate Dean, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Germany