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Rudolf Gross

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Gross

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae for Rudolf Gross

 

Born in Ellwangen/Jagst, Germany on March 28, 1956,

German citizen, married, 1 child

 

 

University Studies

February 1983

Master Degree in Physics, University of Tübingen. Awarded 1984.

February 1987

Ph.D. in Experimental Physics (summa cum laude),
Department of Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany

July 1993

Habilitation at the University of Tübingen, Germany

 

Professional Experience

07/1987 – 12/1987

Guest Researcher, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan

01/1988 – 03/1989

Research Assistant, Department of  Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany

04/1989 – 05/1990

Guest Researcher, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA

05/1990 – 07/1993

Research Assistant, Department of Physics, University of Tübingen, Germany

08/1993 – 12/1995

Assistant Professor, University of Tübingen, Germany

01/1996 – 06/2000

Ordinarius, Department of Applied Physics, University of Cologne, Germany,
Director of the II. Physics Institute

since 07/2000

Ordinarius, Physics Department, Technical University of Munich (Chair for Technical Physics, E23)
and
Director of the Walther-Meißner-Institute for Low Temperature Research of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

 

Other Activities

1996 – 2000

Principal investigator and member of the board of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 341 ``Physics of Mesoscopic and Low-dimensional Metallic Systems’’ (Köln, Aachen, Jülich)

1999 – 2001

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institut für Schicht- und Ionentechnik and the Institut für Schichten und Grenzflächen of the Forschungszentrums Jülich

2001 – 2008

Member of the Scientific Advisory Boardof the Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching

2004 – 2006

Elected referee (Fachgutachter) for Condensed Matter Physics of the German Research Foundation

2005 – 2007

 

Member of the selection committee of the Walter Schottky Prize of the German Physical Society

2004 – 2010

Member of the DFG Research Unit 538 on "Doping Dependence of Phase Transitions and Ordering Phenomena in the Cuprate Superconductors"

2008 – 2012

Spokesman of the Low Temperature Physics Division of the German Physical Society

2012 – 2015

Deputy spokesman of the Low Temperature Physics Division of the German Physical Society

2008 – 2012

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Physik Journal

2008 – 2015

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden

2004, 2006, 2009

Organizer of the International School and Workshop on ``Solid State Quantum Information Processing’’, Herrsching, Germany

2013, 2015, 2017

Co-organizer of the International Conference on “Resonator QED”, Munich, Germany.

2003-2015

Spokesman of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 631 on "Solid State Based Quantum Information Processing: Physical Concepts and Materials Aspects"

2010-2017

Member and spokesman (since 2015) of the selection committee of the Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society

since 2004

Course leader at the Ferienakademie of the Universities Munich (TU), Stuttgart and Erlangen-Nürnberg

since 2006

Member of the Cluster of Excellence "Nanosystems Initiative Munich", Executive Board Member and Coordinator of Research Area 1 on Quantum Nanosystems

since 2013

Member of the TUM Appointment and Tenure Board

since 2015

Member of the Committee for the allocation of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Awards

since 2015

Member of the Munich Quantum Center

since 2016

Member and vice-spokesman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Bayerisches Geoinstitut Bayreuth

since 2016

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona

since 2018

Spokesperson (together with Immanuel Bloch and Ignacio Cirac) of the Cluster of Excellence "Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST)"

 

 

Referee: 

German Research Foundation, Humboldt Foundation, German-Israel Foundation, Swiss National Fond, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, and others

Editor:

Member of the Board of Editors of the European Physical Journal B (2001 - 2013) and Physica C (2010 - 2012)

Membership:

Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, German Physical Society, American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, AAAS

 

Research Interests

Research activities:

·   cuprate and FeAs-based high temperature superconductors: phase diagram, order parameter symmetry, coexisting/competing ordering phenomena

·   quatum science and technology: solid-state based QIP, superconducting qubits, superconducting quantum circuits, circuit-QED

·   superconducting devices (e.g. Josephson junctions, three-terminal devices, SQUIDs,  particle detectors, etc.), electrical transport and noise properties of HTS Josephson junctions, modeling of HTS junctions

·   transport in mesoscopic metallic structures, quantum effect devices

·  spin electronics, spin dependent transport, spin pumping, spin caloritronics

·  multiferroics, strain and electric field control of magnetism

·   thin film technology for cuprates and other transition metal oxides

Publications:

more than 400 publications in scientific journals

 

Honors and Awards

1984

Prof. Dr. Friedrich-Förster Award

2002

Full Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2007

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal of the Technische Universität München

2015

Silberne Verdienstmedaille of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2015

Leibniz Medal of IFW Dresden

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