Prof. Dr. Frank Pollmann

Academic Appointments

Since Jan. 2017
Associate Professor (W3),
Physics Department, Technical University Munich
Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2016Research 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. 2010Postdoc,
Group of Prof. J. E. Moore at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nov. 2006 – Dec. 2007Postdoc,
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. 2004Diploma 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

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