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Prof. Dr.

Frank Rösler

Secretary of Class IV Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences

Year of election: 2001
Section: Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
City: Hamburg
Country: Germany
CV Frank Rösler – Deutsch (pdf)
CV Frank Rösler – English (pdf)

Career

  • 2013 Seniorprofessor Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • 2010-2013 Seniorprofessor for Experimental Psychology, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 2008-2009 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (HWK), Delmenhorst, Germany
  • 2006-2007 Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany
  • 1991 Research visit at the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 1986-2010 Professor for Experimental and Biological Psychology, Department of Psychology,  University of Marburg, Germany
  • 1985-1986 Substitute professorship, Institute of Psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • 1985 Research visit at the University of Queensland, St. Lucia (Brisbane), Australia
  • 1984 Research visit at the Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • 1984 Research visit at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 1984 Research visit at the University of Adelaide, Australia
  • 1984 Research visit at the University of Queensland, St. Lucia
  • 1983 Habilitation in Psychology at the University of Kiel, Germany; Title of thesis: “Hirnelektrische Korrelate Kognitiver Prozesse” (Brain electrical correlates of cognitive processes)
  • 1980 Research visit at the University of California, San Diego, USA
  • 1980 Research visit at the Stanford University, USA
  • 1980 Research visit at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • 1980 Research visit at the University of Ottawa, Canada
  • 1976 Ph.D. at the University of Kiel, Germany; Ph.D. thesis: “Selektive Aufmerksamkeitsprozesse und visuell evozierte Potentiale bei der Beurteilung von Reizähnlichkeiten” (Selective attention and visual evoked potentials during similarity judgements)
  • 1973-1985 Research Assistant at the Institute of Psychology, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1972 Diploma in Psychology at the University of Hamburg, Germany

Projects

  • 2010-2013 German Research Foundation (DFG) Group “Computational Modeling of Behavioral, Cognitive, and Neural Dynamics“ (DFG FOR 868), Project “Fixation triggered ERPs and anaphoric resolution”
  • 2009-2011 “Neural dynamics underlying the amplification, inhibition, and integration of material-specific long-term memory representations” (DFG KH 235 1-1)
  • 2005-2010 German Research Foundation Group “Perception and action” (DFG FG 560), Project “Perception and action when forming, storing, and using somatosensory spatial representations”

Functions

  • Secretary of Class IV Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • 2009-2011 Chairman of the Wilhelm Wundt Society
  • 2005/2006 Chairman of the evaluation committee for Psychology at the universities of Lower Saxony, Germany
  • 2004-2010 Member of the senate and grants committee of the Collaborative Research Centers, German Research Foundation
  • 2004 Member of the scientific board of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
  • 2001-2007 Senate member of the German Research Foundation
  • 1999-2005 Member of the scientific board of the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo)
  • 1996-2006 Member of the scientific board of the Minerva Center for Cognitive Processes and Human Performance at the University of Haifa and the Israel Institute of Technology Israel
  • 1991-2000 Expert of the German Research Foundation, since 1996 Chairman of the panel of experts for Psychology
  • 1990-1995 President / Vice President of the German Psychological Society and its Application (DGPA)

Honours and Memberships

  • 2012 Lifetime achievement award of the German Psychological Society
  • 2002 Max Planck Research Award for International Cooperation
  • 2001 Member of the German Academy of Science Leopoldina, which was appointed the German National Academy of Sciences, Halle (Saale), in 2008
  • 2000 Wolfgang Köhler Lecture presented at the 42nd Congress of the German Psychological Society in Jena, Germany
  • 2000 Wilhelm Wundt Medal received as distinguished scientific contribution award of the German Psychological Society
  • 1997 Member of the Wilhelm Wundt Society
  • 1995 Member of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)

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