Prof. Dr. Claudia Felser

Prof. Dr. Claudia Felser
Main Research Fields

Correlated Systems

Materials for Energy Technologies (Solar, Thermoelectronics)

Organic/Inorganic Nanoparticles


Scientific Career

1984 - 1989 Studies of Chemistry and Physics

1994 Doctorate, University of Cologne

1994 - 1996 Postdoctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart in the groups of Prof. Dr. A. Simon (solid state science) and Prof. Dr. O. K. Andersen (theoretical physics)

1995 - 1996 Postdoctoral fellowship at CNRS Nantes (France) in the group of Prof. Dr. J. Rouxel

1996 - 2002 Assistant Professor (C1) at the Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

1998 - 1999 Visiting scientist in Princeton (USA), host group, Prof. Robert Cava

2000 Visiting Professor at the University of Caen (France), host group Prof. B. Raveau

Since 2003 Full Professor (C4) for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

From 12/2011 Director at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden

Scholarships, Awards and Honors

2001 Order of Merit (Verdienstorden) of the State Rhineland-Palatinate 

2010 IEEE Magnetics Society, Distinguished Lecturer Award 2010

2010 IBM Shared University Research (SUR) Grant 2010 for the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

2010 ICMR Researcher in Residence of the International Center of Materials Research Santa Barbara