Annette Zippelius studied Physics at the Technical Unviersity of Munich and the University of Colorado in Boulder, USA, where she received a Masters degree. After finishing her PhD in Munich in 1977, she spent two years as a postdoc in Harvard and a third year in Cornell. Back in Munich she got her habilitation in 1982, joined the staff at the Forschungszentrum in Jülich in 1983 and became a full professor in Göttingen in 1988. Since 1993 she is a member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Göttingen. She was awarded the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz prize in 1998 and was a member of the Wissenschaftsrat from 2005 to 2011. She was elected fellow of the American Physical Society in 2008 and she was a Max Planck fellow at the MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization from 2007 to 2014.

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