Dr Peter Werner

Principal Investigator, MPICI


  • Materials Science of biomaterials
  • Correlation of macroscopic properties with the microstructure of biomaterials
  • Application of methods of transmission electron microscopy
  • Image processing and analysis

Curriculum Vitae

  • Studies of Physics at the “Martin-Luther University” Halle, Germany
  • Diploma: On methodical aspects of high-resolution electron microscopy
  • PhD in Physics at the Martin-Luther-University Halle, 1987
  • Doctoral Thesis: On the phenomena of polytypism in sheet silicates

Academic Career

  • 1980-1990 Research scientist at the “Institute of Solid State Physics and Electron Microscopy”of the Academy of Sciences of GDR, Halle, Germany
  • 1990-1991 Postdoc at the Research Center Jülich, Germany
  • 1991-1992 Postdoc at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, USA
  • 1993-2019 Principal investigator at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle, Germany
  • 1997-1998 Research scientist at the Bell Labs., Murray Hill, USA
  • 2007   Guest scientist at the National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
  • since 2019 Associated scientist at the Max Planck Institute of Colloid and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany