Curriculum vitae

Academic career

10/1979-1/1985 Study of physics at the Universität Stuttgart
29.1.1985 Diploma in physics at the Universität Stuttgart
2/1985-9/1985 Ph.D. student at the Universität Stuttgart
9/1985-8/1986 Guest scientist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (USA) with financial support by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
9/1986-7/1988 Ph.D. student at the Universität Stuttgart
17.10.1988 Graduation (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Universität Stuttgart, title of the thesis: Anwendung von Funktionalintegralen auf Transport- und Relaxationsphänomene in dissipativen Quantensystemen (Application of functional integrals to transport and relaxation phenomena in dissipative quantum systems)
8/1988-7/1993 Scientific assistant in the department of physics at the Universität-GH Essen(1)
6.7.1993 Habilitation in theoretical physics at the Universität-GH Essen(1), title of the habilitation thesis: Ladungseffekte in ultrakleinen Tunnelkontakten (Charging effects in ultrasmall tunnel junctions)
8/1993-12/1993 Guest scientist in the collaborative research center 237, Universität-GH Essen(1)
1/1994-4/1994 Heisenberg fellow of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
1.5.1994 Appointment as professor (C3) at the Institut für Physik of the Universität Augsburg

Research visits

3/1994-4/1994 Guest scientist in the Groupe Quantronique of the Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (France)
9/1998-4/1999 Research visit in the Service de Physique de l'Etat Condensé of the Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (France)
3/2003-6/2003 Resarch visit at the Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (France)
3/2004 Professeur invité at the Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg(2) (France)
9/2004 Professeur invité at the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris (France), research visit in the  Laboratoire Kastler Brossel in Paris (France)
10/2008-3/2009 Research visit in the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel in Paris (France)
2/2009-3/2009 Professeur invité at the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris (France)
3/2011 Professeur invité at the Université de Strasbourg (France)
3/2012 Research visit at the Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
3/2013 Research visit at the Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
9/2013-3/2014 Research visit at the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel in Paris (France)
11/2013 Professeur invité at the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris (France)

Cooperation in scientific societies and organizations and with scientific journals

5/2002-4/2007 Co-Editor of Europhysics Letters
5/2007-4/2010 Advisory Editor of EPL (former Europhysics Letters)
7/2011-12/2016 Editor of The European Physical Journal B
4/2015-3/2019 Member of the executive board for higher education and junior scientists of the Deutsche Physikalischen Gesellschaft (German Physical Society)
6/2015-5/2019 Speaker of the Konferenz der Fachbereiche Physik (conference of physics departments)
1/2019-12/2023 Member of the conseil scientifique d'institut (scientific council) of the Institut de Physique of the CNRS
7/2019-6/2022 Member of the programme accreditation commission of ASIIN

Organization of meetings

8.9.-12.9.1996 164. WE-Heraeus-Seminar Quantum Chaos and Dissipation at Schloss Reisensburg (together with T. Dittrich)
20.7.-1.8.2003 International WE-Heraeus Summer School Fundamentals of Quantum Communication and Information Processing in Wittenberg (together with P. Schwab)
11.4.-14.4.2011 International workshop on Noise in Non-Equilibrium Systems: From Physics to Biology at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden (together with W. Häusler and P. Talkner)

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