Ökophysiologie der Pflanzen

CV

Wolfgang Bilger

Education

Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil.)  Julius-von-Sachs-Institute for Biosciences, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany (1995)

Ph. D. (Dr. rer. nat.) Botanical Institute, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany (1987):

Thesis: Chlorophyll luminescence as an indicator of photosynthesis in heat-stressed chloroplasts and intact leaves. (summa cum laude)

Master degree (Dipl. Biol.) Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (1976-1978), Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany (1978‑1982): Botany (geobotany and ecophysiology), zoology (animal ecology), pharmaceutical biology, statistics.

Positions

Professor (C4) (2001- ongoing) Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. Plant ecophysiology.

Full professor (1998-2001) for plant physiology, Norwegian Agricultural University, Ås, Norway.

Associate professor (1997-1998) for plant physiology, Norwegian Agricultural University, Ås, Norway.

Scientific assistant (Akad. Rat) (1990‑1996). Julius-von-Sachs-Institute for Biosciences, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany

Postdoc (1988-1990). Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Plant Biology, Stanford, Calif., USA, with Prof. Dr. Olle Björkman.

Scientific assistant (Akad. Rat) (1987‑88). Julius-von-Sachs-Institute for Biosciences, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany

Research assistant (1982-1987) Botanical Institute, Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany.

Prizes and awards

Feodor-Lynen-Fellowship of the Alexander-von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (1988-1990)

Fellowship of the Carnegie Institution of Washington (1988-1990)

Prize of the ”Unterfränkische Gedenkjahrsstiftung”, Würzburg, for PhD thesis (1988)

ISI highly cited researcher; h-Index 31

Functions in the scientific community

Communicating editor for the journal «Trees – Structure and Function» (2006 - ogoing)

Referee for various scientific journals (1987-ongoing): Planta, J. Exp. Bot., Physiol. Plant., Plant Journal, Photosynth. Res., Plant Physiol., Plant Biology, New Phytol., Ann. Bot., J. Photo­chem. Photobiol., J. Agric Food Chem, J. Microscopy, Mycol. Progr., Symbiosis, Oecologia, Trees, and more

Referee for applications to ational and international research foundations

Academic duties

«Vorsitzender des Prüfungsausschusses Biologie» (2012 – ongoing)

«Vorsitzender des Sektionsausschusses Biologie» (2010 - 2012)

«Geschäftsführender Direktor» of the Botanical Institute, Univ. Kiel (2005 - 2009)

Scientific leader of the plant physiology group at the Agricultural University of Norway (2001)

Leader of the teaching comittee, Dept. of Biology and Nature Conservation (1999-2001)