Volker Blum

 Volker Blum  

Dr. Volker Blum
Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Office: 4308 Chesterfield Building <> Postal: 144 Hudson Hall, Box 90300
Duke University ∙ Durham, NC 27708 ∙ USA
Phone: +1 (919) 660 5279 ∙ E-mail volker.blum <at> duke.edu

   

Education

2001 ∙ Dr. rer. nat., Physics, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
1996 ∙ Diplom-Physiker , Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

Professional Experience

2013 - present ∙ Duke University, Durham, NC
2013 - present ∙ Primary Appointment: Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
2015 - present ∙ Secondary Appointment: Department of Chemistry

2004 - 2013 ∙ Scientist (since 2009: Group Leader), Theory Department, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany
2002 - 2004 ∙ Postdoctoral Researcher, Solid State Theory Group, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO

Awards, Honors, Service

2016 - ∙ Specialist Editor "Condensed Matter Physics", Computer Physics Communications
2016 - 2017 ∙ August-Wilhelm Scheer Visiting Professorship, Technical University of Munich, Germany
2016 ∙ Outstanding Referee of the Physical Review Journals
2002 ∙ Staedtler Foundation Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis
1990 - 1996 ∙ State of Bavaria Scholarship for Outstanding Students

Publications

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