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Physik-Institut Condensed Matter Theory

Titus Neupert

Titus Neupert, Prof. Dr.

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+41 44 635 4800
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Y36 K90

Curriculum vitae

since 2021: Co-director of the Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich

since 2018: Associate Professor at the Department of Physics at the University of Zürich, Switzerland

2016 - 2018: Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics at the University of Zürich, Switzerland

2013 - 2016: Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, Princeton University, USA

2010 - 2013: PhD studies at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
supervised by Prof. Dr. Manfred Sigrist, ETH Zürich, and Dr. Christopher Mudry, Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen
PhD Thesis “Electron Fractionalization in two-dimensional quantum systems: Majorana Fermions and fractional topological insulators”
Awards: Dissertation Prize of the Swiss Physical Society, ETH medal

2009 - 2010: Visting scientist at the Condensed Matter Theory Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan

2007 - 2009: Master study of physics: University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
Master thesis “Coexistence of superconductivity and ferromagnetism in noncentrosymmetric materials“
supervised by Prof. Dr. Manfred Sigrist, ETH Zürich,
Degree: Master of Science in Physics; mark: excellent

2005 - 2007: Study of physics at Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany


Member of the American Physical Society

Member of the Editorial Board of Physical Review B (2020-2023)

Member of the NCCR MARVEL network

Member of the MaNEP Switzerland network

Board member of the Pauli Center (University of Zurich and ETH Zurich) 

Advisory board member of Science Lab UZH and Science Exploratorium UZH (University of Zurich)

Advisory board member of Graduate Campus (University of Zurich)


PhD Award in General Physics of the Swiss Physical Society (2013)

ETH Medal of distinction for PhD thesis (2013)

Klung-Wilhelmy Science Award (2019)

Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (2019)

Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (2020)

Weiterführende Informationen

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current lectures (FS 2023)

PHY 351 Quantum Mechanics II
(T. Neupert)
V: Mo 13:00 - 14:00 (Y36-K-08)
     We 08:00 - 09:45 (Y36-K-08)

U: Th 08:00 - 09:45 (Y36-K-08)

Highly cited researcher 2022

Outstanding Referee APS


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