Dr. Malte Hildebrandt

Group leader
Paul Scherrer Institute PSI
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI


since 2018 head of group "Detectors, Irradiation and Applied Particle Physics", Paul Scherrer Institut
2009-2017 head of group "Detectors", Paul Scherrer Institut
since 2002 research scientist, Paul Scherrer Institut
1999-2002 postdoc and assistant, University of Zurich
1998-1999 scientific employee, University of Heidelberg


1999 PhD in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Heidelberg
1995 diploma in physics (Diplom-Physiker), University of Heidelberg
1989-1995 studies of physics, University of Heidelberg
1987 internship at State Observatory (Landessternwarte) Heidelberg-Königstuhl, Heidelberg
1987 university-entrance qualification (Abitur) at Alexander-von-Humboldt-Gymnasium, Konstanz


since 2017 member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Instrumentation
2015-2018 member of the Advisory Panel of Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
since 2012 member of the Board of the Swiss Institute for Particle Physics (CHIPP)

Special services

2018 Co-Convenor of the session "Gaseous Detectors" at the "14th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors", La Biodola, Isola d'Elba, Italy
2017 PhD thesis co-examiner, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
2013 organisor of detector workshop "2nd CHIPP Workshop on Detector R&D", Paul Scherrer Institut
2010 organisor of detector workshop "Scintillation Detectors for future Neutron Detectors at SINQ (PSI)", Paul Scherrrer Institut
2010 Bachelor thesis examiner and supervisor, Hochschule Bremen, University of Applied Physics
2009 PhD thesis co-examiner, James Cook University Townsville, Australia
since 2009

reviewer, e.g. for
• Journal of Instrumentation
• Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A

Graduiertenkolleg and Scholarship

1995-1999 Heidelberg Graduiertenkolleg "Experimental methods in nuclear and particle physics"
1995-1998 scholarship German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG)