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Prof. Dr. Manfred Rößle

KFS candidate 2020

Prof. Dr. Manfred Rößle

Technische Hochschule Lübeck

Labor für Röntgentechnik


Current research focus: 

  • X-ray optics for laboratory sources and synchrotrons
  • Investigations on the structure and dynamics of biological systems
  • Sample environments for X-ray diffraction and small angle scattering
  • Data preparation and archiving according to FAIR principles


In the KFS, I would stand up for: 

  • Technology transfer - Synchrotron and laboratory sources
  • Training and opportunities for young scientists, also in the engineering sciences
  • Access to the data archives of major research institutions according to the FAIR principles
  • New fields of application and industrial cooperation


Scientific career

since 2012:

Professorship for X-ray technology and radiation protection at the Technical University Lübeck

2004 – 2012:

Employee at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg in the group of D. Svergun and project manager of the new BioSAXS plant P12 at Petra III

2001 – 2004:

PostDoc at the Microfocus Beamline of the ESRF


PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry (X-ray and small angle neutron scattering on biological samples)


Study of physics at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich


Technical employee at a manufacturer of measuring instruments


Training as chemical laboratory assistant


Boards and awards (selection)

  • Member of the Röntgen-Ångström Cluster Steering Committee
  • Expert Committee of the BMBF Collaborative Research (2012-2017)
  • Award for outstanding teaching at the Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences of the TH Lübeck