Prof. Dr. Frank Pollmann

Academic Appointments

Since Jan. 2017 Associate Professor (W3)
Physics Department, Technical University Munich
Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2016 Research Group Leader (W2)
Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Aug. 2010 – Dec. 2010     Visiting Scholar
Academia Sinica, Taipei
Jan. 2008 – Jul. 2010 Postdoc,
Group of Prof. J. E. Moore at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nov. 2006 – Dec. 2007 Postdoc,
Group of Prof. P. Fulde at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics 
of Complex Systems, Dresden 

Education 

May 2004 – Oct. 2006                                                                    Dr. rer. nat., Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 
Dresden / Technical University Ilmenau, final grade: summa cum laude. 
Thesis advisors: Prof. P. Fulde and Prof. E. Runge 
Title of the thesis:“Charge degrees of freedom on frustrated lattices”
Oct. 1998 – Mar. 2004 Diploma in Physics, Technical University Braunschweig / Royal Institute of Technology /Stockholms Universitet, final grade: very good. 
Thesis advisor: Prof. G. Zwicknagl 
Title of the thesis: “Partial localization in strongly correlated 5f orbitals”

Awards

2017 ERC Consolidator Grant
2015 Walter Schottky Prize (awarded by the German Physical Society for outstanding research work of young academics in solid-state physics)
2007 Otto-Hahn Medal (awarded by the Max Planck Society for junior scientists)