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|Born||Andrzej Jerzy Buras
26 October 1946
|Alma mater||University of Warsaw|
|Doctoral advisor||Poul Olesen|
Buras studied physics at the University of Warsaw and obtained his master's degree in 1971. After emigrating to Denmark, he obtained his PhD in high-energy theoretical physics in 1972 from the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen under the supervision of Professor Poul Olesen. After spending three more years as a postdoc in Copenhagen, he was a fellow in the CERN theory group from 1975 to 1977 and then moved to Fermilab for five years, before becoming a staff member of the theory group at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich in 1982. Since 1988, he is a full professor in the Physics Department of the Technische Universität München in Munich.
Honors and Awards
|2004||Distinguished Lecturer, Alberta University|
|2007||Smoluchowski-Emil Warburg Medal, German and Polish Physical Societies|
|2007||Carl von Linde Senior Fellow, TUM Institute for Advanced Study|
|2010||Ordinary member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities|
Buras supervised more than 30 diploma theses and more than 30 PhD theses at TUM. Among the PhD students he supervised are
- Manfred Lindner (director at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg
- Gerhard Buchalla (professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
- Ulrich Nierste (professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)