University of Chicago

Department of Physics - James Franck Institute

Prof. Heinrich M. Jaeger

"We are thrilled to be one of KRÜSS academic partners. This partnership introduces our students to leading-edge instrumentation and measurement techniques, and the suite of instruments also serves as an excellent demonstration facility to the wider surface science community in the Chicagoland area."

Background of Prof. Jaeger

Heinrich Jaeger is the William J. Friedman and Alicia Townsend Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago. He is one of the leading scientists in the field of granular materials, with over 30 years of research experience and major contributions to the understanding of granular size separation, vibratory compaction, contact charging, rheology, and particle shape design. Jaeger received his PhD. from the University of Minnesota in 1987 and joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 1991. He was Director of the Chicago Materials Research Center from 2001 until 2006 and of the interdisciplinary James Franck Institute from 2007 until 2010.