Michael Knap

Education and Academic Career

2015 - presentAssistant Professor (Tenure Track) at Technische Universität München, Germany.
2012 - 2015Postdoctoral Fellow at the Condensed Matter Theory Group, Harvard University, USA,
collaborations with Prof. Eugene Demler, Prof. Bertrand I. Halperin, and Prof. Mikhail D. Lukin.
2011 - 2012Research stay in the group of Prof. Eugene Demler, Condensed Matter Theory, Harvard University, USA.
2009 - 2012Ph.D., Graz University of Technology, Austria, supervisor Prof. Wolfgang von der Linden
Doctoral thesis: Collective Modes and Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Many-Body Systems: a Variational Cluster Approach.
2007 - 2009Master's Studies: Technical Physics at Graz University of Technology, Austria
Master's thesis: Quantum many body properties of strongly correlated lattice bosons and polaritons.
2004 - 2007Bachelor's Studies: Technical Physics at Graz University of Technology, Austria
Bachelor's thesis: Jackknife and Bootstrap (in German).

Awards and Honors

2018Supervisory Award from the TUM Physics Department
2015Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Assistant Professorship
2014Josef Krainer Förderungspreis
2013Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (ITAMP), Harvard University
2013Promotion sub auspiciis Praesidentis
2012Würdigungspreis from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research
2012Schrödinger Fellowship from the Austrian Science Fund
2011Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation
2010"Forschungspreis" of Styria for Simulation and Modeling, Category: junior scientists.
2009 - 2012Fellowship of the doctoral program: Numerical Simulations in Technical Sciences.
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008University grant for excellent success of Graz University of Technology ("Leistungsstipendium")

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