Prof. Herbert Gleiter
Institute of Nanotechnology, Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany
Herbert Gleiter received his Ph.D. in Physics. In 1973, Gleiter became Chair Professor of Materials Science and founded in 1988 today’s Leibniz Institute of New Materials at Saarbruecken, Germany. In 1994, he was appointed Member of the Executive Board of the Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany, and 4 years later he became the Founding Director of the Center’s Institute of Nanotechnology. In 2012 the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Nanjing founded the “Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience” and appointed him as the Institute’s Founding Director.
Nano-glasses: A New Kind of Non-crystalline Solids with New Applications in Technology and Medicine