Prof. Dr. Thorsten E. E. Grams

Head of the AG Ecophysiology for Plants

Raum  EG
E-Mail: grams[at]
Tel.: 08161-71 4579
Fax: 08161-71 4767


2004Habilitation fo Experimental Ecology, TU München, Germany
Mentor: Prof. Dr. R. Matyssek
1995PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), TU Darmstadt, Germany
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. U. Lüttge (Botany), Prof. Dr. F. Beck (Physics)
1992Diploma in Biology, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Academic Positions
since 11/2010Apl. Professor, TU München
2003-2010Research Scientist, Ecophysiology of Plants, TU München
2006-2007Professor, Ecology of Plants, Bielefeld University
2001-2003Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Integrative Biology - Dawson Lab, Berkelel, California, USA (15 months)
1999-2002Principal Investigator and Scientific Coordinator of SFB 607, TU München
1995-1998Postdoctoral Researcher ("HGF-Nachwuchswissenschftler"), Institute of Soil Ecology, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health
Awards, Fellowships
2010Apl. Professor at TU München
2001-2003Research fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1995Scholarship holder of "Freunde der TU Darmstadt"
1992-1995Scholarship holder of "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes"
Editorial Boards
since 2007Communicating Editor, Trees - Structure and Function
since 2010Review Editor, Frontiers in Plant Science
Committees and functions
since 2019 Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of AmazonFACE
since 2018Member of the Advisory Board of the Schimper-Stiftung
2006-2009Member of the Steering Committee of the "North American Ait Pollution Workshop"
2006-2008Co-Speaker of the Working Group "Experimental Ecology" of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland