Detlev Buchholz was born in Danzig in 1944. He received the Diploma in Physics
and the Ph.D. degree from the Universität Hamburg in 1967 and 1973,
respectively. After temporary positions and fellowships at the
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
the Universität Hamburg, at CERN, Geneva, and the
University of California, Berkeley,
he became Professor at the Universität Hamburg in 1979. In 1997
he moved to the Georg-August-Universität
Göttingen and held a position there
as Professor of Theoretical Physics until his retirement in 2009.
His research is
in mathematical physics, primarily in relativistic quantum field theory with
emphasis on conceptual and constructive problems of particle physics
mechanics. For his work in quantum field theory he received several honours,
most recently the Max Planck Medal by the German Physical Society in 2008.
He is presently
Associate Editor of the journals Abstract and Applied Analysis,
Annales Henri Poincaré and Reviews in Mathematical Physics.
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