Tag archive: Humboldt Professorship

Humboldt Professor Brian Foster

15 September 2011 Brian Foster, Global Design Effort European Regional Director, recently began his tenure at DESY and the University of Hamburg as a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt professorship. View this seven-minute video to learn about his research plans at DESY, the University and for the ILC. Category: Video of the week | Tagged: ,

A new beginning – and no strings attached

| 23 June 2011 Winner of a Humboldt Professorship, Brian Foster has just taken up his work at DESY and University of Hamburg as a joint professor for experimental physics, focusing on accelerators for very high energies. He intends to spend the 5 million Euros for five years to the greatest effect, and the ILC will play a very strong part in his plans. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , , , , ,

Present, future and science fiction of particle physics

| 2 June 2011 Brian Foster, recently awarded the Humboldt professorship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, has begun work in Germany this week. He hopes to advance particle physics by exploring new methods of acceleration, analysing unique physics data and of course playing his violin. Category: Feature | Tagged: , , ,