Prof. Dr. Joachim Ankerhold

Vice President Research

Prof. Dr. Joachim Ankerhold




Education and Academic Qualifications:

1983-1989:Studies of Physics and Philosophy, Universities Marburg and Bonn
1990-1994:Doctorate/PhD, University of Essen (summa cum laude)
2002:Habilitation in Physics, University of Freiburg

Professional Appointments:

1994-1996:                      PostDoc, University of Freiburg
1996-1998:Fedor-Lynen Fellow (AvH), Columbia University, New York City
1998-2003:Assistant Professor, University of Freiburg
2004-2007:Heisenberg Professorship (DFG), Universities Freiburg, Paris, Helsinki, Israel
Since 2007:Professor of Physics (W3), Ulm University
Since 2014:Director Institute for Complex Quantum Systems, Ulm University
2012-2015:Executive Board, Association of Physics Departments
2012-2015:Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ulm University
Since 2015:Vice President Research, Ulm University
Since 2018:Co-Director, Center for Integrated Quantum Science & Technology, Universities Ulm and Stuttgart, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart

Research Foci:

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Quantum Dynamics of Complex Systems
Mesoscopic Systems
Light-Matter Interaction

Grants and Honors:

PhD Award, University of Essen
Fedor-Lynen-Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH)
Heisenberg-Professorship, German Research Foundation (DFG)
Distinguished Harris Visiting Professorship, Dartmouth College (USA), Endowed Chair Harris Foundation & Federal Republic of Germany
Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Aalto University, Finnland