Institut für Theoretische Physik
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Marcus Müller's Curriculum Vitae

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born: May 6, 1967 - married - German
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Institut für Theoretische Physik
Georg-August Universität
37077 Göttingen, Germany
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mmueller@theorie.physik.uni-goettingen.de
http://www.theorie.physik.uni-goettingen.de/forschung/mm

 

Education
Apr 1989 Vordiplom (BS) in physics (with honors) Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
Nov 1992 Diplom (MS) in physics (with honors) Mainz, Germany
Mai 1995 Ph.D in physics (summa cum laude) advisor: Kurt Binder U Mainz, Germany
Dec 1999 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics U Mainz, Germany
     
Research Experience
1995-1996 Feodor-Lynen fellow with Michael Schick University of Washington
1997-1999 Postdoc with Kurt Binder U Mainz, Germany
1995, 1998 TRACS visitor with Mike Cates (EPCC) University of Edinburgh, UK
1999, 2000, 2001 visit Ezequiel Albano (sponsored by the DAAD) INIFTA, LaPlata, Argentina
2001, 2002,2003 visit Michael Schick University of Washington
2001, 2003 visit Gerhard Gompper IFF Jülich, Germany
2002 visit Institute for Theoretical Physics KITP, UCSB
2003 guest professor at Universidad General San Martin Buenos Aires, Argentina
     
Appointments
1999-2001 Universitätsassistent (C1) (Assistant Professor) Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
2002-2004 Hochschuldozent (C2) Mainz, Germany
2002-2004 Heisenberg fellow of the German Science Foundation U Mainz, Germany
2004-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Physics U Wisconsin-Madison
2005-2008 Universitätsprofessor (W2), Institut für Theoretische Physik Georg-August U, Göttingen
2008-present Universitätsprofessor (W3), Institut für Theoretische Physik Georg-August U, Göttingen
     
Honors and Fellowships
1995 2nd prize at the SuParCup (Mannheimer Supercomputer)  
1995 Feodor Lynen fellowship (Alexander von Humbodt Foundation)  
1996 Forschungsförderungspreis of the University of Mainz  
1999 Heisenberg fellowship (German National Science Foundation)  
2004 Lichtenberg Professorship (Volkswagen Foundation)  
2004 John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society  
     
Research Interests
  • polymer solutions and melts
  • collective phenomena in membranes and self-assembly
  • kinetics of phase transitions
  • wetting and phase diagrams in confined geometry
  • computer simulation methodology (calculating free energies in Monte Carlo simulations and efficient equilibration methods)
  • numerical self-consistent field theory