Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering, Leipzig, Germany
André Anders has a joint appointment as the Director and CEO (Direktor und Vorstand) of the Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering, Leipzig, Germany, and Professor of Applied Physics at the Felix Bloch Institute of Solid State Physics, Leipzig University. He assumed these positions in 2017 after working at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, CA, USA, since 1992, where he still is a Senior Scientist Affiliate. He studied physics in Wroclaw, Poland, Berlin, (East) Germany, and Moscow (Russia, then Soviet Union), to obtain his PhD degree from Humboldt University in Berlin. André has worked for over 30 years in basic and applied plasma physics and material science. He is also engaged in several scientific and technical committees. He has authored 3 books and about 350 peer-reviewed journal papers in physics and material science (h-index 65, over 16,000 citations, Google Scholar 2019). He served as Associated Editor and since 2014 as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Applied Physics for AIP Publishing, NY.