Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Maurice Goldhabernuclear physics1933 Max von Laue (research assistant), Erwin Schrödinger (research assistant), Lise Meitner (research assistant)
Heinrich Gustav MagnusPhysics and chemistry1827 Eilhard Mitscherlich (grad student)
Frederick Alexander LindemannExperimental physics1911 Walther Nernst (grad student)
Emil Gabriel Warburg1867 Heinrich Gustav Magnus (grad student)
Wilhelm Julius Foerster18551858 Johann Franz Encke (post-doc)
Heinrich Ferdinand ScherkMathematics and Astronomy1823 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (grad student), Heinrich Wilhelm Brandes (grad student)
August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt1864 Heinrich Gustav Magnus (grad student)
Ferdinand von RichthofenGeomorphology1856 Gustav Rose (grad student), Heinrich Gustav Magnus (research assistant)
Richard BeckerShockwaves and detonation, plasticity of metals and theory of ferromagnetism and superconductivity, statistical physics1922 Max Planck (post-doc)
Max Planck Hermann von Helmholtz (research assistant), Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (research assistant)
Gustav Karsten1843 Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (grad student)
Heinrich Rubenselektromagnetic radiation1889 August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (grad student)
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi1825 Enno Heeren Dirksen (grad student)
Willy (Wilhelm) Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz WienElectromagnetism1886 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Gustav Ludwig Hertz19111914 Heinrich Rubens (grad student), James Franck (collaborator)
Georg Hermann Quinckecapillarity, acoustics, optics1858 Heinrich Gustav Magnus (grad student)
Franz Joseph Matthias RicharzSolid state physics1884 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Heinrich Rudolph HertzElectromagnetism1880 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Peter GrassmannProcess Engineering19321937 Walther Meißner (post-doc)
Franz Ernst Neumanntheoretical physics1826 Christian Samuel Weiss (grad student)
Hans MarschallTheoretical physics1944 Siegfried Flügge (grad student)
Eilhard MitscherlichChemistry, mineralogy18181819 Heinrich Friedrich Link (post-doc)
Max von LaueX-ray diffraction1903 Max Planck (grad student)
Hermann von HelmholtzPsychophysics1842 Johannes Peter Müller (grad student)
Gustav RoseMineralogy1820 Christian Samuel Weiss (grad student)
Walter Hans SchottkySemiconductor physics, Electronics1912 Max Planck (grad student)
Albert Abraham Michelsonoptics, light interferometry18801881 Hermann von Helmholtz (research scientist)
Gabriel LippmannOptical physics, applied optical physics1875 Hermann von Helmholtz (research assistant)
John Torrence Tate1914 James Franck (grad student)
Carl Rungeapplied mathematics1880 Karl Weierstrass (grad student)
George Friedrich Wilhelm Rümker18511853 Johann Franz Encke (research assistant)
Victor Frederick Weisskopf1932 Erwin Schrödinger (post-doc)
Edward Leamington Nichols18761878 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Henry A. Rowland1875 Hermann von Helmholtz (research scientist)
K. Ferdinand Braun1872 Georg Hermann Quincke (grad student)
Heinrich Friedrich Weber18711874 Hermann von Helmholtz (post-doc)
Gustav Heinrich WiedemannThermal conductivity of various metals1847 Heinrich Gustav Magnus (grad student)
Armin Otto Leuschner1897 John M. Schaeberle (grad student)
Karl Christian BruhnsAstronomy1856 Johann Franz Encke (grad student)
Sir Francis (Franz Eugen) Simonlow temperature physics, isotope separation of Uranium-2351922 Walther Nernst (grad student)
Leó Szilárd thermodynamics, biophysics, nuclear physics, and the development of atomic energy1922 Max von Laue (grad student)
Franz Friedrich Ernst Brünnow1843 Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (grad student), Johann Franz Encke (grad student)
Kurt Alfred Georg Mendelssohnlow temperature physics, transuranic elements, and medical physics.1931 Sir Francis (Franz Eugen) Simon (grad student)
James Franck1911 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student), Paul Karl Ludwig Drude (research assistant), Heinrich Rubens (post-doc)
Michael I. PupinElectrical engineering1889 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Marianus Czerny1923 Gerhard Georg Hettner (grad student), Heinrich Rubens (grad student)
Arrien JohnsenMineralogy, crystallography
Edgar Meyer19031907 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student), Paul Karl Ludwig Drude (post-doc)
Erich Regener19091922 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student), Heinrich Rubens (collaborator)
Lise Meitnernuclear fission1907 Max Planck (research scientist)
Paul Karl Ludwig DrudeOptics
Debendra Mohan BoseParticle physics, nuclear physics, radiochemistry1919 Erich Regener (grad student)
Alfred D. Cole18941895 Heinrich Rubens (post-doc)
Arthur Williams Wrightphysics and astronomy1869 August Wilhelm von Hofmann (post-doc), Heinrich Gustav Magnus (post-doc)
Edward Taylor Joneselectromagnetism1895 August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (grad student), Henri E. J. G. du Bois (grad student), Heinrich Rubens (grad student)
Max Gustav Hermann ReichApplied electricity1899 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student)
Friedrich August QuenstedtGeology, palaeontology, mineralogy, crystallography1836 Christian Samuel Weiss (grad student)
Max Carl Werner WienRF and Communications Technology1888 August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (grad student), Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Gustav Robert KirchhoffTheoretical physics18451848 Heinrich Gustav Magnus (post-doc), Friedrich Julius Richelot (grad student)
Hermann Theodor Simonelectrical engineering1894 August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (grad student)
Carl KleinMineralogy, crystallography
Peter J. W. DebyePhysical chemistry, structural chemistry
Enno Heeren Dirksen
Ivan Puluj1876 August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (post-doc)
Ernest George Merrittluminescence18931894 Max Planck (post-doc)
Christian Samuel WeissCrystallography
Ernst Gottfried FischerElectricity, magnetism, light
Ernest Fox Nichols18941896 Peter Pringsheim (grad student), Heinrich Rubens (grad student)
Erwin Schrödingerphysics
Karl Snellmathematics, physics18271829 Ernst Gottfried Fischer (research assistant)
Karl Eugen GutheElectricity19001901 Max Planck (research scientist)
Hartmut Paul Kallmann1920 Max Planck (grad student)
Max Bornquantum mechanics, solid-state physics, optics
Walther Bothenuclear physics1914 Max Planck (grad student)
Johann Franz EnckeAstronomy
E. Percival Lewisinfrared and far ultraviolet spectroscopy18981900 Emil Gabriel Warburg (post-doc)
Ernst Max OrlichElectrical engineering1896 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student)
Henri E. J. G. du Boismathematical physics and mechanics
Anders Severin DonnerMathematics, Astronomy1879 Karl Weierstrass (grad student)
Wilhelm Meinardus1894 Ferdinand von Richthofen (grad student)
Max KohlerTheoretical physics1932 Max von Laue (grad student)
William Francis Magieproperties of solutions1885 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student)
Heinrich Louis d'Arrest18451850 Johann Franz Encke (grad student)
Robert Williams Wood18941896 Heinrich Rubens (post-doc)
Eduard Grüneisen1900 Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student)
Peter PringsheimLuminescence
Friedrich Fritz Möglich19271927 Max von Laue (grad student)
Robert Wichard Pohl19061909 Heinrich Rubens (post-doc), Emil Gabriel Warburg (grad student)
Otto Robert Frischnuclear physics19301930 Peter Pringsheim (post-doc)
Arthur Gordon Webstermagnetism1890 Hermann von Helmholtz (grad student), August Adolph Eduard Eberhard Kundt (grad student)
Arthur Schusterspectroscopy, electrochemistry, optics, X-radiography1879 Hermann von Helmholtz (post-doc)
Nicholas Kurtilow temperature physics1933 Sir Francis (Franz Eugen) Simon (grad student)
Heinrich Bruns1871 Karl Weierstrass (grad student), Ernst Eduard Kummer (grad student)
Walther Meißnerlow temperature physics19041907 Max Planck (grad student)
Gerhard Georg HettnerTheoretical physics1918 Heinrich Rubens (grad student)
Georg MenzerCrystallography, mineralogy1930 Arrien Johnsen (grad student)
Alexander Stuart RussellRadioactivity1912 Walther Nernst (post-doc)
Karl WeierstrassMathematics
Wilhelm Meyer Mathematics Mathematics1878 Leopold Kronecker (grad student), Karl Weierstrass (grad student)
Albert EinsteinPhysics19251933 Leó Szilárd (collaborator)