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Johannes Kofler – Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Personal Information

 

Year of birth

1980

Citizenship

Austrian

 

Professional History

 

Since 11/2011

Postdoctoral Researcher (Group of Ignacio Cirac)

Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ), Garching/Munich, Germany

08/2008 – 10/2011

Postdoctoral Researcher (Group of Anton Zeilinger)

Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna & Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

01/2005 – 07/2008

Research Assistant / PhD Student (Group of Časlav Brukner)

Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna & Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

03/2004 – 06/2004

Scientific Co-worker (Groups of Eckhard Krotscheck & Dieter Bäuerle)

Institute for Theoretical Physics & Institute for Applied Physics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

 

Education

 

03/2005 – 10/2008

Doctoral studies of Natural Sciences (University of Vienna, Austria)

Dissertation: “Quantum violation of macroscopic realism and the transition to classical physics” (supervised by Časlav Brukner)

10/1999 – 11/2004

Diploma studies of Technical Physics (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

Diploma thesis: “Focusing of light in axially symmetric systems within the wave optics approximation” (supervised by Nikita Arnold)

07/1998 – 02/1999

Obligatory military service (Villach and Klagenfurt, Austria)

09/1990 – 06/1998

Grammar school (Linz and Klagenfurt, Austria)

Matura diploma (Bundesrealgymnasium Viktring/Klagenfurt, Austria)

  

Honors

 

2009

Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae (Federal President of Austria)

Appreciation Award (Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research)

Erwin Wenzl Prize (St. Magdalena Education Center, Linz, Austria)

Loschmidt Prize (Austrian Chemical Physical Society)

2008

Doc Award (University of Vienna & City of Vienna, Austria)

2007

Doc Fellowship (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

2004

Wilhelm Macke Prize (Wilhelm Macke Scholarship Foundation, Linz, Austria)

2003

Merit scholarship (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

2002

Merit scholarship (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

2001

Merit scholarship (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)