CURRICULUM VITAE

Hans Reiner Schultz studied Viticulture & Enology at the University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (Faculty of Geisenheim) and from 1983 M.Sc. hort. in Plant Biology & Horticulture at University of California, Davis (UCD) in the USA. In 1989 folowed a Ph.D. at Gießen University (in cooperation with UCD). From 1990-1995 were post-doc positions at UCD and Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique in Montpellier, France. In September 1995 he became Head of the Department of Viticulture at the Research Institute in Geisenheim (FAG) together with a Professorship for General Viticulture at the University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (today Hochschule RheinMain). He became Director of FAG in 2009 and has been President of Hochschule Geisenheim University since its foundation in 2013. Hans Reiner Schultz is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institut de Science de la Vigne et du Vin at Université de Bordeaux, the Leibniz-institute für Gemüse und Zierpflanzenforschung, Großbeeren; the Vine and Wine Innovation Platform of Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal and the French excellence initiative LabEX Cote (continental to coastal ecosystems).

 

 

Career

Since January 1, 2013
Founding President, Hochschule Geisenheim University

2009-2012
Diretor, Geisenheim Research Institute

2006-2009
Head, Department of  Viticulture & Grapevine Breeding, Geisenheim Research Institute

Since 1995
Professorship, Viticulture, Geisenheim Research Institute / University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (now Hochschule RheinMain), Head of Viticulture

1993-1995
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der ENSA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique) /INRA (Institut Nationale de Recherche Agronomique), Montpellier, Frankreich und Habilitand der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

1990-1993
Academic Staff (Post-Doc.) Departments of Viticulture and Enology, Environmental Horticulture und Plant Biology, University of California, Davis, USA

1986-1990
Academic Staff (Ph.D) Department of Viticulture, Geisenheim Research Institute & Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, USA

 

Education

1989
Ph.D. Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

1983-1986
M.Sc. hort. in Plant Biology & Horticulture at University of California, Davis (UCD), USA

1980-1983
B.Sc. Viticulture & Enology University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (Faculty of Geisenheim)

 

Awards & Scholarships

1998
Visiting Professor Fellowship, National Wine and Grape Research Centre, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia

1998
Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden (Faculty of Geisenheim)

1995
Habilitationsstipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft

1992
Wissenschaftspreis der Rudolf Hermanns Stiftung

1990
Postdoktoranden Stipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft

1984
Distinct student scholarship, University of California, Davis, USA

1983
Fulbright Stipendium, Fulbright Gesellschaft Bonn/Boston

Contact

President Prof. Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz