Dr. rer. nat. Detlev Grützmacher was appointed Professor for experimental Physics at the RWTH Aachen (Germany) in October 2006. He was nominated director of the Institute of Bio- and Nanosystems -1, Semiconductor Nano-electronics at the Science Centre in Jülich (Germany). His focus of research is directed to semiconductor physics and material science with special emphasis towards nanoelectronics and nanotechnology.
The research of Detlev Grützmacher was awarded with the Borchers medal of the RWTH Aachen in 1991, an IBM invention achievement award and an IBM research achievement award in 1992 and 1993, respectively. He authored and co-authored more than 240 scientific papers.