Professor Robert K. Feidenhans'l

European XFEL, Germany

LECTURE: Nano Scale Imaging at synchrotrons and X-ray FELS.


Prof. Dr. Robert Feidenhans’l has been recently appointed as the new Chairman of the Management Board of the European XFEL GmbH. He is also the X-ray physicist, currently head of the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Robert Feidenhans’l studied at Aarhus University and holds a Ph.D. in surface physics, a field which has since evolved into nanophysics. Starting in 1983, he worked at the Risø National Laboratory in different scientific and leading positions, until joining the Niels Bohr Institute in 2005. As a researcher, he is an expert in new groundbreaking X-ray technologies and research at large-scale X-ray synchrotron research facilities, such as ESRF in France, PSI in Switzerland, and DESY in Hamburg.

Prof. Robert Feidenhans’l is recognized to be an outstanding X-ray scientist and an international authority in the field.