HITEC Steering Committee

The Steering Committee consists of the spokesman and elected representatives from Jülich, all partner universities and a representative of the PhD students. The members of the Steering Committee support the Spokesman in dealing with ongoing business and in the overall organization of the Graduate School. The Board is, in particular, responsible for ensuring compliance with the guidelines for PhD training, for compiling proposals with respect to improving measures for recruiting outstanding PhD students, drawing up statutes and regulations concerning the Graduate School, as well as recommendations for competence training events and ongoing quality control of PhD training. The Spokesman of the Graduate School chairs the Steering Committee.


Prof. Dr. Susanne Crewell
Cologne University
Institute of Geophysics and Meteorology

Prof. Dr. Ralf Koppmann
Wuppertal University
Atmospheric Physics

PD Dr.  Michael Müller
Forschungszentrum Jülich

Prof. Dr. Georg Pretzler
Düsseldorf University
Laser and Plasma Physics

Prof. Dr. Uwe Rau, Chairman
Forschungszentrum Jülich

Prof. Dr. Martin Riese
Forschungszentrum Jülich

Prof. Dr. Dirk Uwe Sauer
RWTH Aachen University
Institut für Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roland Span
Bochum University

Doctoral Representatives

Lina Hacker
Forschungszentrum Jülich

Michal Talik
Forschungszentrum Jülich