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Boards of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V. (HZDR)

According to the HZDR bylaws, the official bodies of the association are:

  • Supervisory Board ("Kuratorium")
  • The Board of Directors ("Vorstand")
  • Scientific Advisory Board ("Wissenschaftlicher Beirat")
  • General Assembly ("Mitgliederversammlung")
  • Scientific-Technical Council ("Wissenschaftlich-Technischer Rat")

The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is the main supervisory body of the HZDR. It monitors the legality, expediency, and economic efficiency of the management by the Board of Directors and decides on important research-relevant and financial matters. The Supervisory Board may give instructions to the Board of Directors in important research-relevant and financial matters as well as the implementation of control mechanisms designed to review the success of scientific and technical activities.

  • MinDirig’in Oda Keppler (Chair)
    Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • MDg Dr. Babett Gläser (Co-chair)
    Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism
  • Prof. Dr. med. D. Michael Albrecht
    Medical Director, CEO | University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
  • Dr. Ute Bergner
    President | VACOM Vakuum Komponenten & Messtechnik GmbH, Jena
  • Prof. Dr. Burkard Hillebrands (Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, see below)
    TU Kaiserslautern | Department of Physics
  • Prof. Dr. Erika Kothe
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena | Faculty of Biological Sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Ullrich
    President | Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

The Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Directors in any and all scientific-technical matters of fundamental relevance, such as e.g. strategy and planning of HZDR’s research and development activities, or evaluation of the results.


  • Prof. Dr. Burkard Hillebrands (Chair | Research Field „Matter“)
    TU Kaiserslautern | Department of Physics
  • Prof. Dr. Petra Panak (Co-chair | Research Field „Energy“)
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, KIT | Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal
  • Prof. Dr. Cai Grau (Co-chair | Research Field „Health“)
    Aarhus University | Cancer and Inflammation Centre, Department of Oncology

Research Field "Matter":

  • Prof. Dr. Friedrich Aumayr
    TU Wien | Institute of Applied Physics
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Christianen
    Radboud University Nijmegen | High Field Magnet Laboratory
  • Prof. Dr. Kathrin Dörr
    Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg | Institute of Physics
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Eckern
    Augsburg University | Institute of Physics
  • Prof. Anke-Susanne Müller
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, KIT | Laboratory for Applications of Synchrotron Radiation
  • Prof. Dr. Henri-Claude Nataf
    ISTerre (Insitut des Sciences de la Terre - Institute of Earth Science) | University Grenoble Alpes
  • Prof. Dr. Beatriz Noheda
    University of Groningen | Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Norreys
    Central Laser Facility | STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Research Field "Energy":

  • Dr. Nikola Anastasijevic
    Vice President Technology and Products | Outotec Oyj
  • Prof. Dr. Sarah Gleeson
    GFZ Potsdam | Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry
  • Prof. Dr. J.A. M. (Hans) Kuipers
    Technical University Eindhoven | Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
  • Dr. Stefan Nießen
    Siemens AG
  • Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Repke
    TU Berlin | Institute of Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schäfer
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena | Institute of Geosciences

Research Field "Health":

  • Prof. Dr. Rob Coppes
    Rujksuniversiteit Groningen | Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Philippus Hein Elsinga
    University Medical Center Groningen | Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • Prof. Dr. Dietmar Georg
    MedUni Vienna | Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Prof. Dr. Karin Haustermans
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven | Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Hellwig
    University Hospital Regensburg | Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Seliger
    Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg | Institute of Medical Immunology
  • Prof. Dr. Sybille Ziegler
    LMU Munich | Preclinical Research

The General Assembly

Members of the association are legal entities and natural persons. All members build the general assembly, which is entitled to main rights according to the German association law.

  • represented by: Dr. Michael Stötzel
    Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the Federal Minister of Education and Research
  • represented by: Dr. Annerose Beck
    Free State of Saxony, represented by the Saxon State Minister of Science, Culture and Tourism
  • Prof. Dr. G. Bernhard
  • City of Dresden, represented by the mayor, Mr. Dirk Hilbert
  • Raymond Haböck
    Head of the Dresden branch, Siemens AG
  • Prof. Dr. Manfred Helm
  • Dr. Diana Stiller
    Administrative Director, HZDR
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Michaelis
    Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden
  • Prof. Dr. Ursula M. Staudinger
    Rector, TU Dresden
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Katrin Salchert
    Rector, HTW Dresden - University of Applied Sciences
  • Prof. Dr. Sebastian M. Schmidt
    Scientific Director, HZDR
  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Wosnitza


  • Prof. Dr. Peter Fulde
    Gründungsdirektor Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden
  • Dr. Frank Schmidt
  • Prof. P. August Schubiger