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Chair of Building Physics

 u p d a t e   Thursday, September 27, 2007


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Prof. em. Dr. Bruno Keller

Chair of Physics of Buildings
Institute of Building Technology
ETH-Hönggerberg, HIL E 46.3
CH-8093 Zürich
Phone + 41 44 633 28 55, Fax + 41 44 633 10 41

Since October 1st, 1991 full Professor of Building Physics at the Institute of Building Technology at the ETHZ.

Born on January 4th, 1942, citizen of Walzenhausen AR, Keller studied in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the ETHZ. He received his diploma in 1967 in experimental physics and his PhD for his doctoral thesis "Molecular Dynamics with Orientational Correlation Functions" under the supervision of Professor F. K. Kneubühl. Keller then went on to obtain the Postgraduate Certificate in Education and from 1972-1979 taught physics at the Junior College in Muttenz. In 1980 he joined the company of Geilinger Ltd. in Winterthur as senior scientist and worked in industrial research and development in the fields of problems in building physics, product development and fire simulation. In 1985 he took over management responsibility as Vice-President of the new branch of "High Insulation Technology" with sales and production and international licensing businesses. From 1990-1991 he was Chairman of the Department of Industrial Consulting of FIDES Ltd. (CSFB Group).

Keller is member of the National Standards Commission which coordinates all standards for construction, and also of the Commission for Energy Appliances in Construction. Keller is member of the European Conference of University Professors in Building Physics and a member of the Energy Commission of the Swiss Academy of Technical Science (SATW).

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