Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gregor Morfill
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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gregor Morfill

Managing Director

Responsible for: physical-technical manufacturing, research and distribution

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Morfill is one of the managing directors and founders of terraplasma GmbH. He is an expert in the field of plasma physics and has more than 20 years of experience in managing large hardware projects and developing new areas of basic science. Gregor Morfill is a former director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics. His management activities include 30 years of collaboration with international teams of more than 100 scientists, engineers, technicians and graduate students. Gregor Morfill has published more than 500 publications and has received numerous awards including the Bavarian State Prize of the Bavarian Innovation Award (1998), Science Prize of the Stifterverband der Deutschen Wissenschaft (1998), Gagarin Medal (1999), Ziolkowski Medal (2007), Maxwell Price (2012) etc. Together with PD Dr. Julia Zimmermann he manages terraplasma GmbH. Since May 2018, Gregor Morfill has also been appointed Managing Director of terraplasma’s subsidiary terraplasma emission control GmbH.