FHI
The NOMAD Laboratory

Novel Materials Discovery at the FHI of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
and IRIS-Adlershof of the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin

Alumni

110 of our previous group members reached the position of university professor or an alike level at research institutes or industry.
If your name is missing in this list, or if you spot a mistake, please let us know at office.nomad@fhi.mpg.de
# Name Job Title Institution
1 Alippi, Paola Researcher Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Italy
2 Behler, Jörg Professor Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
3 Bhattacharya, Amrita Professor Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
4 Bhattacharya, Saswata Professor Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, India
5 Blum, Volker Professor Duke University, Durham, USA
6 Bockstedte, Michel Professor Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
7 Boley, Mario Senior Lecturer Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
8 Caldas, Marilia Junqueira Professor University of São Paulo, Brazil
9 Carbogno, Christian Group Leader at FHI Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
10 Carlsson, Johan M. Senior Field Application Scientist and 
Science Council Fellow at BIOVIA
Dassault Systemes BIOVIA GmbH 
11 Caruso, Fabio Professor Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
12 Cho, Jun-Hyung Professor Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
13 Da Silva, Juarez L. F. Professor Institute of Chemistry of São Carlos, University of São Paulo, Brazil
14 De Sarkar, Abir Professor and 
Dean of INST
Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Punjab, India
15 Delin, Anna Professor KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
16 Deng, Huiqiu Professor Hunan University, Changsha, China
17 Fazzio, Adalberto Professor and 
Director of LNNano / CNPEM
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Brazilian Nanotechnology National Laboratory (LNNano)
18 Fichthorn, Kristen Professor PennState College of Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
19 Finnis, Mike Professor Imperial College London, UK
20 Fiorentini, Vincenzo Professor University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
21 Franco, Ignacio Professor University of Rochester, USA
22 Freysoldt, Christoph Group Leader at Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Düsseldorf, Germany
23 Friák, Martin Group Leader at IPM Institute of Physics of Materials, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
24 Ganduglia-Pirovano, Veronica Group Leader at CSIC  Instituto de Catalisis y Petroleoquimica, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
25 Ghiringhelli, Luca Professor Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany
26 Goldsmith, Bryan R. Professor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
27 Gonze, Xavier Professor Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
28 Groß, Axel Professor,
Institutsdirektor
Universität Ulm, Institut für Theoretische Chemie, Germany
29 Guo, Wei Professor Beijing Institute of Technology, China
30 Hamad, Bothina Professor University of Arkansas, USA
31 Hammer, Bjoerk Professor Aarhus University, Denmark
32 Hammerschmidt, Thomas Group Leader at ICAMS Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Materials Simulation (ICAMS), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
33 Han, Zhongkang Professor  Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
34 Hanke, Felix Senior Scientific Software Developer
Fellow of the BIOVIA Science Council at Dassault Systèmes
Biovia R&D, Dassault Systems UK Limited, UK
35 Hashemifar, Seyed Javad Professor Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
36 Havu, Ville Senior University Lecturer Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
37 Hofmann, Oliver Group Leader at Institute of Solid State Physics TU Graz, Austria
38 Hu, Qing-Miao Professor Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liaoning, China
39 Ireta Moreno, Joel Professor Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico
40 Jacob, Timo Professor,
Institutsleiter
Universität Ulm, Institut für Elektrochemie, Germany
41 Jiang, Hong Professor Peking University, Beijing, China
42 Joas, Christian Director, Niels Bohr Archive University of Copenhagen, Denmark
43 Kitchin, John Professor Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
44 Kratzer, Peter Professor Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
45 Lee, Sung-Hoon Professor Kyung Hee University, South Korea
46 Levchenko, Sergey Professor Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Moscow, Russia
47 Li , Jia Professor Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China
48 Li, Bo Professor University of Chicago, Computer Science Department, USA
49 Li, Wei-Xue Executive Dean of Department of Chemical Physics and
Chair Professor (USTC)
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
50 Li, Xin-Zheng Professor Peking University, Beijing, China
51 Linic, Suljo Professor and
Director, Energy Systems Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
52 Liu, Li-Min Professor Beihang University, Beijing, China
53 Liu, Wei Professor Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China
54 Máca, František  Senior Scientist Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
55 Maestri, Matteo Professor
PI of ERC Research Group SHAPE
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
56 Matera, Sebastian Group Leader at FHI Fitz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
57 Michaelides, Angelos Professor University of Cambridge, UK
58 Miyazaki, Ray Professor Hokkaido University, Institute of Catalysis, Hokkaido, Japan
59 Narasimhan, Shobhana Professor Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India
60 Neugebauer, Jörg Director and Professor  Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
Professor Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
61 Ouyang, Runhai Professor Shanghai University, China
62 Pan, Ding Professor Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
63 Pankratov, Oleg A.  Professor Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
64 Penev, Evgeni Professor Rice University, Houston, USA
65 Peng, Yang Professor California State University Northridge, Northridge, USA
66 Pehlke, Eckhard Professor Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
67 Pentcheva, Rossitza Professor Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
68 Piccinin, Simone Senior Staff Scientist Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR-IOM, Trieste, Italy
69 Pilania, Ghanshyam  Senior Engineer General Electrics (GE), Aerospace Research, Niskayuna, USA
70 Piquini, Paulo Professor Federal University of Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
71 Polatoglu, Chariton Professor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
72 Purcell, Thomas Professor The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
73 Qteish, Abdallah Professor Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
74 Ratsch, Christian Professor,
IPAM Deputy Director
IPAM, University of California (UCLA), Los Angeles, USA
75 Reilly, Anthony Academic Staff - Computational Chemistry Dublin City University, Ireland
76 Ren, Xinguo Distinguished Researcher Institute of Physics, Beijing, China
77 Reuter, Karsten Director and Professor Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
78 Rinke, Patrick Professor Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
79 Rossi, Mariana Lise Meitner Research Group Leader Max-Planck-Institut für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie, Hamburg, Germany
80 Rubio, Angel Director and Professor Max-Planck-Institut für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie, Hamburg, Germany
81 Ruggerone, Paolo Professor University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
82 Schindlmayr, Arno Professor Universität Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany
83 Seitsonen, Ari Ingénieur de recherche CNRS, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
84 Shang, Honghui Professor University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
85 Shin, Jungho General Director of Chemical Data-Driven Research Center Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Daejoen, Korea
86 Singh, Abhishek Professor Materials Research Center, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
87 Soon, Aloysius Professor Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
88 Stampfl, Catherine Professor The University of Sydney, Australia
89 Sutton, Christopher Professor University of South Carolina, USA
90 Tkatchenko, Alexandre Professor University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
91 Todorova, Mira Group Leader at MPIE Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
92 Gao, Wang Professor Jilin University, Changchun, China
93 Wang, Yang-Gang  Professor Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
94 Wei, Ching-Ming Professor Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (IAMS), Academia Sinica, Taipeh, Taiwan
95 Wu, Hua Professor Fudan University, Shanghai, China
96 Xu, Yong Professor Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
97 Yang, Qimin Professor Northeastern University, Boston, USA
98 Yeo, Byungchul Professor Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
99 Yu, Byung Deok Professor University of Seoul, Korea
100 Zhao, Xunhua Professor Southeast University, Nanjing, China
101 Zhang, Guoxu Professor Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
102 Zhang, Igor Ying Professor Fudan University, Shanghai, China
103 Zhang, Wei-Bing Professor Changsha University of Science and Technology, Changsha, China
104 Zhang, Wenqing Professor Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China
105 Zhang, Wenxing Professor Hanshan Normal University, Chaozhou, China
106 Zhang, Yongsheng Professor Qufu Normal University, Qufu, China
107 Zhou, Miao Professor Beihang University, Beijing, China
108 Zhu, Chune Professor Guangdong University of Technology, Guangdong, China
109 Ziletti, Angelo Principal Data Scientist Bayer, Leverkusen, Germany
110 Zywietz, Tosja  Chairman, Managing Director SMART Precision Tools & Manufacturing GmbH, Denzlingen, Germany


We also had several longer term visits by renowned colleagues, as for example:

Robero Car (Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA)
Stefano Curtarolo (Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA)
Randall M. Feenstra (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Joost Frenken (University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands)
Eberhard K. U. Gross (The Hebrew University Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel)
Walter Kohn (University of California Santa Barbara, California, USA)
Horia Metiu (University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA)
John P. Perdew (Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Rampi Ramprasad (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Angel Rubio (Max-Planck-Institut für Struktur und Dynamik der Materie, Hamburg, Germany)
Adrienn Ruzsinszky (Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
Gustavo E. Scuseria (Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA)
Annabella Selloni (Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA)
Chris G. Van de Walle (University of California Santa Barbara, California, USA)
Enge Wang (Peking University, Beijing, China)
Weitao Yang (Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA)