Curriculum Vitae


Prof. Dr. Martin Erdmann


Study of physics at the Universities Cologne and Freiburg, research at Fermilab/Chicago, PhD at the University Freiburg (1990), Habilitation (1996) at the University Heidelberg, Heisenberg-Fellow at DESY (1997-99) and at the University Karlsruhe (1999-2002), Senior Lecturer at the University Karlsruhe (2003-04), University Professor for experimental physics (high energy physics) at the Physics Institute 3A of the RWTH Aachen University (since 2004).

Experiments: E665, H1, CDF, D0, CMS, Pierre-Auger.

Scientific contributions: photon-physics, the strong interaction potential, hadronic structures, top quark physics, cosmic magnetic fields, detectors (time-of-flight, tracking detectors with GEM-foils, radio detection of air showers), physics analysis software.

Publisher and co-author of the physics books "Physik Denken" for Bachelor students, Springer-Verlag Heidelberg (since 2010), since 2010 CMS representative member in the Analysis Board, HGF‐Allianz Physics at the Terascale, 2008‐2014 Convenor of the magnetic fields & multiplets physics working group of the Pierre Auger Collaboration, since 2008 Project Leader of the Pierre Auger Observatory at the RWTH Aachen University, since 2006 Erasmus coordinator of the physics department at the RWTH Aachen University, since 2004 CMS representative member in the Gridka Overview Board at KIT (Karlsruhe), Referee in the SPS-Committee at CERN (2007-2010), Scientific Coordinator of the H1‐Experiment at DESY (Hamburg) (1997-99).

Personal details: family with 2 youngsters, playing string quartet with friends.