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