Curriculum vitae   Priv.-Doz. Dr. Jan W. Kantelhardt

Date and place of birth:            December 11, 1970;  Giessen (Hessen, Germany)

Married to Dr. Eva J. Kantelhardt (gynaecologist), two children (Nora, born 2008; Tim, born 2010)

Education

June 1990                 High school graduation (Abitur)

Course of studies           

1991 –1996              Physics and (since 1992) mathematics at Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen

July – September 1994       summer student at Hahn-Meitner-Institute, Berlin

1995 –1996              Diploma thesis: Electrons and fractons in disordered solids,
                                      thesis advisor: Prof. Dr. Armin Bunde

September 1996        Diploma in physics, grade: excellent
                                 Award of the HE-Heraeus Foundation for short duration of study

1997 –1999              PhD thesis: Localization and delocalization in disordered solids,
                                      thesis advisor: Prof. Dr. Armin Bunde
December 1999        Dissertation, grade: excellent (summa cum laude)

Occupational career

1995 –1996                                 Student employee, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Giessen

November 1996 – March 1997    Scientific employee, Paul-Drude-Institute for Solid-State
                                                         Electronics, Berlin

May 1997 – September 1998       Scientific employee, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Giessen

Oct. 1998 – Dec. 2003                Full position as scientific employee, Institute for Theoretical
                                                         Physics, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

1997 – 2003             Several research stays at the Minerva Center and the Department of Physics of
                                      Bar-Ilan University
(Ramat Gan, Israel)
                                      with Prof. Shlomo Havlin and Prof. Richard Berkovits

August 2001 –           Postdoc at the Center for Polymer Studies and the Department of Physics of
    
Juli 2002                   Boston University with Prof. H. Eugene Stanley

January 2004 –          Junior professorship Compuational Nanoscience at
     April 2010                 Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Dec. 2004                 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
                                 with a work on Fluctuations in complex Systems

Dec. 2005                 Privatdozent at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

since April 2010        Privatdozent and Scientific employee at Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg