Wörner, Hans Jakob, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr.  Hans Jakob Wörner

Prof. Dr. Hans Jakob Wörner

Professur für Physikalische Chemie 

HCI  E 237 

Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10

8093 Zürich


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Research area

Hans Jakob Woerner’s main research focus is the ultra-fast spectroscopy of molecules with an attosecond time resolution (1as = 10-18 s) and the development of new experimental methods to characterize the structure and dynamics of the valence shell of molecules.

Curriculum Vitae

Hans Jakob Woerner has been an Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences since 2010.

He was born in Freiburg, Germany, in 1981.

Hans Jakob Woerner studied chemistry at ETH Zurich, graduating in 2003 and obtaining a doctorate in physical chemistry in 2007. From 2007, he worked as a postdoc at the Laboratoire Aimé Cotton of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in Orsay, France, and the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada.


Year Distinction
2007 ETH Zurich medal for best dissertation
2007 ETH Zurich’s Willi-Studer Prize for best degree in chemistry
2007 SNSF post-doctoral fellowship
1999 German National Academic Foundation scholarship, Bonn, Germany
1999 Gold medal at the International Chemistry Olympiad

Course Catalogue

Autumn Semester 2017

Number Unit
402-0551-00L Laser Seminar 
529-0011-01L General Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) I 
529-0449-00L Spectroscopy 
529-0479-00L Theoretical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics 
529-0499-00L Physical Chemistry 
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