Prof. Dr. Mathias Kläui

Prof. Dr. Mathias Kläui

Main Research Fields

Spintronics, Organic Opto-Electronic/Molecular Electronics, Correlated Systems

Scientific Career

1996 - 2001 Studies of physics and mathematics, RWTH Aachen University (Diploma in Physics with Distinction)
2000 Master of Philosophy in Physics, University of Cambridge, UK
2003 PhD, University of Cambridge, UK
2003 - 2005 IBM Research Laboratory Zürich, Rüschlikon, Switzerland (Postdoc)
2003 - 2008 Junior Lecturer, University of Konstanz, Germany
2008 - 2010 Leader of a Research Group funded by a European Research Council Starting Independent Researcher Grant, University of Konstanz, Germany
2010 - 2011 Associate Professor with a joint appointment between the SwissFEL, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) and EPFL, Switzerland
Since 2011 W3-Professor for Condensed Matter Physics, University of Mainz

Scholarships, Awards and Honors


(1996 - 2001)
Springorum Medal of Excellence (RWTH Aachen)

Scholar of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

(2001 - 2003)
Distinguished Clerk Maxwell Scholar of the Cavendish Laboratory

Scholarship of the Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz Foundation

Scholarship of the Japan International Science Exchange Center

(2003 - 2011)
Nicholas Kurti European Prize for Research in Physical Sciences

Starting Independent Researcher Grant of European Research Council

Physics Prize of the Academy of Sciences Göttingen

Max Auwärter Award for outstanding contributions to surface physics

Member of the Young Academy (Junge Akademie) of the BBAW and the Global Young Academy (GYA)

Principal Investigators, Steering Committee