Vice President Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Quandt

Vice President for research, transfer, scientific infrastructure, digitalisation

Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, R. 101
Phone: +49 431 880-5590
Telefax: +49 431 880-7333

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Quandt

In 1979, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Quandt began studying at Kiel University and, in 1980, switched to a physics degree at Technische Universität Berlin, where he completed his doctoral degree in 1990. In 2000, he completed his habilitation in materials science at Universität Karlsruhe. After his doctoral degree, he worked in materials science at the Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe (KfK, Karlsruhe Nuclear Research Center) until 1999 and at the Center of Advanced European Studies and Research (caesar) in Bonn until 2007. In December 2006, he was offered the W3 professorship for inorganic functional materials at the Faculty of Engineering at Kiel University.

At the CAU, from 2009 to 2012, he was spokesperson of the priority research area “Nano Science and Surface Research”, from 2010 to 2014, he was spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Centre 855 “Magnetoelectric Composites” and, from 2010 to 2012, member of the University Senate at Kiel University. From 2012 to 2014, he was firstly Vice Dean and then, from 2014 to 2016, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Since 2016 he has been spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Centre 1261 “Magnetoelectric Sensors”.

In 2016, he received personal funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a five-year Reinhart Koselleck project to research ceramic shape memory materials. In 2018, together with the start-up Acquandas GmbH, he was awarded 1st prize for the Petersen Innovation Transfer Award for an “innovative technology platform for new bioelectronic and microtechnological medical technology products”. He was a member of the "Materials Science" review board of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for two terms of office and is a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech).