PD Dr. Edwin Kolbe
Lecturer
Lecturer
Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik
Bereich Physik

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 40
edwin.kolbe@clutterunibas.ch


Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Physik
Studium/Lehre

Lecturer

Klingelbergstrasse 82
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 37 40
edwin.kolbe@clutterunibas.ch

PD Dr. Edwin Kolbe

Short Biography

  • 1982-1988 Student of Physics and Mathematics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany
  • 1988 Diploma in Physics
  • 1992 PhD in theoretical Physics, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 1993-1994 Research Fellow at the Kellogg Radiation Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology, USA
  • 1999 Privat-Dozent (Habilitation in Physics), University of Basel
  • 2001-2005 Project Manager at nagra
  • 2006-2011 Research Associate at the Laboratory for Reactor Physics and Systems Behaviour at the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
  • 2012-2014 Station Nuclear Engineer at the Axpo NPP Beznau, Switzerland
  • Since 2015 Head of the section Reactor at the Axpo NPP Beznau, Switzerland

Research Summary

  • Theoretical Nuclear Physics, description of nuclear reactions within microscopic models and the 
  • Statistical Model Focus on scattering reactions relevant in Neutrino- and Astrophysics 
  • Climate Research, computer-analysis of Earthshine-observations. 
  • Reactor Physics, criticality safety calculations, burnup calculations