Prof. Dr. Joachim Ankerhold

Institute for Complex Quantum Systems
University of Ulm

Tel. +49 (0)731 50-22831
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Curriculum Vitae

Professional Activities

2015 - 2018Vice President for Research, Ulm University
since 2014Co-Director of the Institute for Complex Quantum Systems
since 2014Acting Director of the Humboldt Center for Philosophy
since 2013Fellow, Center for Integrated Quantum Science & Technology
2012 - 2015Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences
since 2011Executive board, Conference of Physics Departments (KFP)
2009 - 2012

Dean of Physics Studies

 

Career

since 2007 Full Professor (W3), Theoretical Physics, University of Ulm
2004 - 2007Heisenberg-Professor of the German Science Foundation (DFG),
extended visits at CEA Saclay (Paris), Weizmann Institute of Science
(Israel), Aalto University (Helsinki), University of Geneva
2001Habilitation
1998 - 2004Assistent Professor (C1), University of Freiburg
1996 - 1998Feodor-Lynen Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Dep.
of Chemistry (Prof. Pechukas), Columbia University (NYC)
1994 - 1996

Research Associate (Prof. Grabert), University of Freiburg

 

Studies

1990 - 1994 PhD student, University of Essen (Prof. Grabert)
Semiclassical Methods for Dissipative Systems with Potential Barriers (summa cum laude)
1989 - 1990Parental leave
1983 - 1989

Study of Physics and Philosophy, Universities of Marburg and Bonn
Diploma Thesis (Institute of Theoretical Nuclear Physics)
Structure of Yang-Mills Theories in the Schwinger Gauge (with distinction)

 

Awards

  • Harris Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Dartmouth College, USA (Endowed
    chair of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Harris Foundation), 2014
  • Aalto University, Helsinki, Distinguished Visiting Professor 2013/2014
  • Europhysics Letters and Chemical Physics, Distinguished Referee 2013
  • Heisenberg-Professor of the German Science Foundation, 2004 - 2007
  • Feodor Lynen Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1996 - 1998
  • Best PhD Thesis Award of the University of Essen, 1994