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Prof. Dr. Dirk Lützenkirchen-Hecht

KFS candidate 2020
DLH_150 Prof. Dr. Dirk Lützenkirchen-Hecht
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Fakultät 4 – Physik der kondensierten Materie
Gauß-Str. 20
42097 Wuppertal

Recent research focus   

  • In-situ investigations of interface processes with synchrotron radiation
  • Methodical & instrumental developments in time-resolved EXAFS spectroscopy
  • Structure of nanomaterials
  • X-ray physics


In the KFS, I would stand up for:

  • Promotion of young people and training
  • Motivation of scientists not yet active at synchrotron radiation sources
  • Improving and simplifying access to synchrotron radiation sources
  • Promotion of interdisciplinary and multilateral cooperation
  • Public Relations


Scientific career


Appointment as Associate Professor at the University of Wuppertal


Academic Director at the University of Wuppertal

Since 2000

Scientist at the University of Wuppertal


Research Assistant, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


PhD in Physical Chemistry, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Physics Diploma, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Membership in boards


Organisation of the XAFS conference Satellite Meeting “Data acquisition, treatment, storage – quality assurance in XAFS spectroscopy”, Hamburg 2015


Member in the ESRF beamline review panel

Since 2012

Organisation of the annual user meeting at DELTA storage ring and publisher of the DELTA annual reports.


Organisation of the 24th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, Wuppertal

Since 2003

Authorized representative for radiation protection at the University of Wuppertal

2001 - 2003

Organisation of the Wuppertal Material Sciences Forum