Hendrik Bluhm is a Group Leader at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, a former Senior Scientist in the Chemical Sciences Division and Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research focuses on the interfacial chemistry of solid/vapor, liquid/vapor and solid/liquid interfaces, as well as the development of new experimental methods for the investigation of interfaces under realistic conditions.