Eckehard Schöll

Institute of Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin


Since 1989 Eckehard Schöll is Hochschulprofessor at the Technical University of Berlin where to date he has supervised 100 Diplom-, Master- und Bachelor thesis, 30 PhD thesis und 2 habilitations. He studied physics at the University of Tübingen (Diplom 1976) and graduated with a PhD in mathematics in 1978 from the University of Southampton (UK, doctoral advisor P. T. Landsberg). He completed a Dr. rer. nat. in 1981 under the supervision of Friedrich Schlögl (Genealogy von Eckehard Schöll). He was a visiting assistant professor at the Wayne State University in Detroit, USA (1983–1984) and afterwards a guest scientist at the University of Florida, USA (1985). He finished is habilitation in 1986. He has been involved in several collaborative research centers and since 2011 he is the head of the collaborative research center SFB 910 of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) with the topic Control of Self-Organizing Nonlinear Systems. Eckehard Schöll is involved with the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, and part of the election committee of the Fulbright Program.
Eckehard Schöll is married with two children and has one grandchild.