Curriculum Vitae

Michael Weinert

Distinguished Professor of Physics

Department of Physics
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413 USA

Office: Kenwood IRC 4053
(414) 229-3051


1982                 Ph.D., Physics, Northwestern University


2007-               Distinguished Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2014-               Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York
2006-               Director, Laboratory for Surface Studies
2001-               Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1989-2001      Physicist (tenured), Brookhaven National Laboratory
1986-1987      Visiting Scientist, KFA-Juelich, Germany
1984-1989      Assistant/Associate Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1982-1984      Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1981-1982      Research Associate, Northwestern University

Selected Professional Activities, etc.

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics (UK)
  • Associate Editor, Physical Review B (1990-2010)
  • Editorial Board, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering (1992-2011)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (1986-7)
    Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Oxford Univ. (2009)
  • Guest Professor, University of Vienna (2010)
  • 1000 Most Cited Physicists, 1981-1997 (689), Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
  • Computational Science Review Panel, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Department of Energy (2001-5)
  • Proposal Review Panel, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory (2002-4)
  • Scientific Oversight Committee, Department of Energy Computational Materials Science Network (2006-2010)