Prof. Dr. Michael Schmiedeberg

Curriculum Vitae:

Professor

since 11/2015 Professor of Theoretical Physics, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)

Junior Group Leader

2011-2015 Principal Investigator of an Emmy Noether Junior Research Group on "Structure and dynamics of colloidal particles on incommensurate substrates", Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (Germany)
2013 Acting as an interim professor at the Universität Osnabrück (Germany) during the summer term 2013

Postdoc

2010-2011 Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (Germany), Institute of Theoretical Physics II: Soft Matter, group of Hartmut Löwen
2009-2010University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA), Department of Physics and Astronomy, group of Andrea J. Liu
2008-2009Technische Universität Berlin (Germany), Institute of Theoretical Physics, group of Holger Stark

PhD Studies

in the group of Holger Stark, Thesis: Colloidal particles on quasicrystalline substrates, Technische Universität Berlin (2008)
2007-2008Technische Universität Berlin (Germany), Institute of Theoretical Physics
2006-2007Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation, Göttingen (Germany)
2004-2006Universität Konstanz (Germany), Department of Physics

Diploma Studies

Thesis: Lichttransport in zellulären Strukturen, Universität Konstanz (2004), group of Holger Stark

2002-2003Yale University, New Haven (USA)
2000-2004Universität Konstanz (Germany)
1999-2000Universität Kaiserslautern (Germany), correspondence studies

Activities at the FAU:

-Coordinator of the research studies ("Physics Advanced") in physics in Erlangen and Regensburg as part of the elite network in Bavaria
-Member of the interdisciplinary Center for Functional Particle Systems (FPS)
-Member of the Central Institute of Scientific Computation (ZISC)
-Member of the Excellence Cluster “Engineering of Advance Material” (EAM)

Organization of Concerences and Activities as Referee:

-Co-Chair of the Japanese-German Frontier of Science Symposium (JGFoS) 2018 in Kyoto, Planning Group Member and organizer of the physics session, a scientific meeting organized by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
-Planning Group Member of the Japanese-German Frontier of Science Symposium (JGFoS) 2016 in Potsdam, organizer of the physics session, a scientific meeting organized by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
-Reviewer for leading international journals and for various funding agencies.

Other Activities:

-Network coordinator of the network that supports and organizes the German Physicists' Tournament
-Member of the organizing committee of the German Physicists' Tournament 2019
-Juror of the German Young Physicists' Tournament (regional and German level)

Awards and Fellowships:

2005Prize of the VEUK (alumni organization Konstanz)
2009DAAD Research Fellowship
2009Carl-Ramsauer-Prize of the Berlin Physics Society
2011Emmy-Noether-Fellowship of the DFG
2017Prize of the FSI Mathematics and Physics Erlangen for the extraordinary commitment in teaching