Head of the Institute
Academic Career and Research Areas
Professor Paul’s research topics are located in the field of hadron physics and particle physics with neutrons. At TUM he teaches Particle and Nuclear Physics, Optics and Quantum Physics and Techniques of Detectors and Data Analysis among other topics.
Professor Paul (born 1957) studied physics at the University of Bonn and received his doctorate at the University of Heidelberg. He has worked as a scientific associate at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg and as a research fellow at CERN. He has remained a scientific associate of CERN to the current day. Since 2006 he is the coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence “Origin and Structure of the Universe”.
Federal Cross of Merit (2010)
Offer for a chair for experimental physics at ETH Zurich and head of the particle Physics Laboratory of PSI (declined) (2008)