IPP staff

With its workforce of approx. 1,100 IPP is one of the largest fusion research centres in Europe. The institute and its scientific Divisions are headed by directors, who are appointed as Scientific Members of the Max Planck Society.


Status: January 2021

At the end of 2020 there was a total of 1170 employees at the institute – 719 employees at IPP in Garching and 451 at IPP in Greifswald – including 275 scientists and 151 junior scientists and researchers; in addition there were numerous guest researchers.

Scientific Members / Division heads:

Prof. Dr. Hans-Stephan Bosch
Prof. Dr. Ursel Fantz
Prof. Dr. Sibylle Günter (Scientific Director)
Prof. Dr. Per Helander
Prof. Dr. Frank Jenko
Prof. Dr. Thomas Klinger
Prof. Dr. Thomas Sunn Pedersen
Prof. Dr. Eric Sonnendrücker
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Stroth
Prof. Dr. Robert Wolf
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Zohm

Emeritus Scientific Members:

Prof. Dr. Kurt Behringer
Prof. Dr. Alexander M. Bradshaw
Prof. Dr. Volker Dose
Prof. Dr. Gerd Fußmann
Prof. Dr. Karl Lackner
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Nührenberg
Prof. Dr. Klaus Pinkau († October 2021)
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wagner
Prof. Dr. Rolf Wilhelm

External Scientific Members:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Harald Bolt († July 2021)
Prof. Dr. Allen Boozer
Prof. Dr. Folker Engelmann
Prof. Dr. Günther Hasinger

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