Steiner, Prof. Ullrich

Ullrich (Ulli) Steiner studied physics at the University of Konstanz, Germany. He gained his Ph.D. in 1993, working with Prof. J. Klein and Prof. G. Schatz at the Weizmann Institute, Israel. After post-doc positions at the Weizmann Institute and the Institute Charles Sadron, France, he returned to Konstanz where he finished his Habilitation in 1998. He joined the faculty of the University of Groningen as full professor in 1999 and became the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Physics of Materials at the University of Cambridge in 2004. Since 2014, he holds the chair of Soft Matter Physics at the Adolphe Merkle Institute in Switzerland.