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 


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”


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)