Prof. Dr. Friederike Schmid

Prof. Dr. Friederike Schmid

Main Research Fields

Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics; Statistical Physics, Soft Matter (colloids, polymers, membranes); Bio and Bio-inspired Systems, Computer Simulations

Scientific Career

1984 - 1989 Undergraduate studies of Physics at the Universities of Heidelberg and Munich (LMU) (Diploma 1989)
1989 - 1991 Graduate studies of Physics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (PhD 1991)
1992 - 1994 Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington (USA)
1994 - 1998 Scientific assistant at the Institute of Physics (Prof. Binder, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
1997 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
1998 Heisenberg fellow
1999 - 2000 Independent scientist (C3 level) at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz
2000 - 2009 Chair of Theoretical Physics (C4) at the University of Bielefeld
Since 2009 Chair of Theoretical Physics (W3) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Scholarships, Awards and Honors

1985 - 1989 Fellowship of the German National Academic Foundation
1998 Heisenberg Fellowship
1998 Gerhard-Hess Award by the German Science Foundation
2003 Karl-Peter Grotemeyer Award for excellent teaching
Since 2010 Senior member of the Gutenberg Academy