Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bernhard Blümich


Office Location

Room 38B 121
Worringerweg 1
D-52074 Aachen


Phone: +49-241-8026420
Fax: +49-241-8022185
Email: bluemich_at_itmc.rwth-aachen.de


list of publications


curriculum vitae

  • 1993 to date     Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry at the RWTH Aachen
  • 1988                Habilitation in Physical Chemistry at the JGU Mainz
  • 1984 to  1992    Staff scientist at the MPI for polymer research in Mainz
  • 1983                Staff scientist, Macromolecular Chemistry, University Bayreuth
  • 1982                NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
  • 1981                Promotion to Dr. rer. nat. in Physical Chemistry at the TU Berlin

relevant expertise

  • NMR in materials science
  • NMR in processes
  • Mobile NMR


  • Honorary member of the Indian Society of Magnetic Resonance (2009)
  • Third prize in the Northrhine-Westfalian State Patent Competition 'For the Invention of the Profile NMR MOUSE'
  • Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance (2008)
  • Ampére Prize of the Groupement AMPERE 'For the Development of the NMR MOUSE and its Applications to Various Fields in Science and Technology' (2007)
  • Visiting Miller Professor, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, UC Berkeley (2006)
  • Member of the Large-Scale Instrumentation Committee of the DFG (2003-2009)
  • Founder and Past Chair of the Division of Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance of the AMPERE Society
  • DFG Collaborative Research Project FOR 333, Surface NMR of Elastomers and Biological Tissues (1999 - 2005, Chair)
  • Dr. honoris causa received from the TU Cluj-Napoca (2002)

selected publications

  • B. Blümich, NMR Imaging of Materials, Clarendon Press, Oxford 2000.
  • B. Blümich, Essential NMR for Scientists and Engineers, Springer, Berlin, 2005.
  • J. Perlo, F. Casanova, B. Blümich, Ex situ NMR in Highly Homogeneous Fields: 1H Spectroscopy, Science 315 (2007), 1110.
  • S. Appelt, H. Kühn, F. W. Häsing, B. Blümich, Chemical Analysis by Ultrahigh Resolution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in the Earth's Magnetic Field, Nature Physics 2 (2006), 105.
  • J. Perlo, V. Demas, F. Casanova, C.A. Meriles, J. Reimer, A. Pines, B. Blümich, High-resolution NMR spectroscopy with a portable single-sided sensor, Science 308 (2005)  1278.