Hendrik F Hamann
Thomas J Watson Research Center
1101 Kitchawan Road
Yorktown Heights NY 10598
Hendrik Hamann is a Research Manager in the Physical Sciences Department at the International Business Machines Corporation's Thomas J Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York. He has a PhD degree from the University of Goettingen in Germany. In 1995 he joined JILA, a joint institute between the University of Colorado at Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as a Research Associate. While at JILA he developed novel near-field optical microscopes to study single molecules at high spatial resolution. Since 2001 he is leading the Physical Analytics program in IBM Research, first as a Research Staff Member and currently as a Research Manager. Between 2005 and 2009 he worked on energy and thermal management all the way from the device level to large scale computing systems. His current research interest includes sensor networks, sensor-based physical modeling, renewable energy, energy management and system physics. He has authored and co-authored more than 70 peer-reviewed scientific papers and holds over 55 patents and has over 25 pending patent applications. Dr Hamann is an IBM Master Inventor and has served on governmental committees such as the National Academy of Sciences and as an industrial advisor to universities. He is a member of the American Physical Society, the Optical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the New York Academy of Sciences.