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Dr. Hans Breuer

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22. 10.1933 born in Frankfurt/Main as the oldest of five children of Albert Breuer and his wife Erna. 
1952 Abitur at Schinkel-Gymnasium, Berlin 
1952 - 1958 Student of Physics at the Universities of Berlin and Frankfurt 
July 1958 Diplom-Physiker degree, University of Frankfurt, Germany 
Thesis: A Range-Energy-Relation for Fast Electrons. 
January 1957 - April 1962  Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysics in Frankfurt 
February 1962 Dr. phil. nat. (PhD) degree, University of Frankfurt, Germany 
Thesis : Spectrum of Photo neutrons from Lead 
May 1962 - April 1964 Student of Medicine at the Universities of Innsbruck and Tübingen 
as a Fellow of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes 
Student of German Literature with Walter Jens, Tübingen 
May 1964 - April 1965 Postdoctoral Fellow, National Research Council of Canada 
Research at the Linear Accelerator Centre, 
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada 
July 1966 Scientist at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany 
July 1967 married to Rosemarie Berg 
April 1968 First son, Klaus, is born 
August 1967 - June 1969 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada 
Teaching: Basis Physics, Modern Physics, Physics for Life Sciences 
June 1969 Promotion to Associate Professor 
Tenure was granted 
August 1969 , - July 1971 Associate Professor of Physics, California State College, California, Pa, USA 
Teaching: Modern Physics, Physics for Life Science Students 
Administration: Setting up new Physics Faculty 
Received Tenure 
March 1970 Second son, Hannes, is born 
August 1971 Independent author while living on board his sailing yacht for 5 years 
September 1976 - December 1976 Visiting Professor at the Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysics in Frankfurt, Germany 
January 1977 - May 1981 Scientific Officer, P4, at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria 
Duties: Editing ATOMINDEX, Educating referees of scientific literature 
February 1977 Third son, Florian, born 
October 1981 Emigration to South Africa 
October 1981- December 1984 Principal Scientist, National Accelerator Laboratory, Faure, South Africa 
November 1983 - December 1985 Senior Lecturer 
part time , University of Cape Town 
Lectures: Physics for Medical Students, How to Write a Thesis 
Setting up of access to data banks, Application of lasers in medicine 
January 1985 - December 1989 Consultant at Medical School, UCT Advising Prof. Bruno Reichard on Lasers in Medicine 
Developing recanalisation of blood vessels by laser 
Lectures: Physics for Medical Staff and Nurses 
Supervising Ph.D.- and Master theses 
Since 1991Hon. Lecturer, University of Cape Town, Medical Faculty 

Since 1985:  Independent Consultant and Author
Director of Stellenbosch Scientific Instruments CC
Consultant for Lasers in medicine, especially developing instrumentation and methods for recanalisation.
Co-Author (with Klaus, Hannes and Florian Breuer) of a complex planning program for proton- radiotherapy planning, 1993 - 96
Honorary Lecturer at the Department for Bio Medical Engineering, University of Cape Town.

Hans Breuer died on 19 April 2020 at Somerset West.


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