Hans Jakob Wörner

Prof. Dr. Hans Jakob Wörner


Associate Professor

Contact Data

Tel.: +41 44 633 44 12
Tel. (Sec.): +41 44 633 49 70


ETH Zürich
Hans Jakob Wörner
Lab. für Physikalische Chemie
HCI  E 237
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zürich

Organisations Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
Research Field

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 (CV)

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.

ETH Zurich medal for best dissertation
ETH Zurich’s Willi-Studer Prize for best degree in chemistry
SNSF post-doctoral fellowship
German National Academic Foundation scholarship, Bonn, Germany
Gold medal at the International Chemistry Olympiad
Course Catalogue
402-0551-00L Laser Seminar
529-0434-00L Physical Chemistry V: Spectroscopy
529-0479-00L Theoretical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics
529-0499-00L Physical Chemistry
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