Falk Hassler
Postdoc at the University of Oviedo

Positions Held

09/2018-present

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oviedo, Department of Physics

09/2015-08/2018

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Physics & Astronomy

09/2017-08/2018

Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Department of Physics & Astronomy

09/2015-08/2016

Non-Teaching Adjunct at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences

09/2015-08/2016

Visiting Scholar at the Columbia University in New York, Department of Physics

Education

2012-2015

Ph.D. student at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Doctoral thesis:
Double Field Theory on Group Manifolds
Supervisor:
Dieter Lüst
Degree:
Doctor rerum naturalium (summa cum laude)

2007-2012

Study of physics at the Dresden University of Technology (TUD)
Specialization:
theoretical physics and mathematics
Diploma thesis:
Semiclassical description of the statistical physics of periodically driven systems
Supervisor:
Roland Ketzmerick
Degree:
Diplom-Physiker (with distinction)

2004-2010

Study of electrical engineering at the Dresden University of Technology
Specialization:
communication and information technology
Diploma thesis:
Design of a DC-DC converter to enhance the efficiency of a UMTS power amplifier
Supervisor:
Frank Ellinger
Degree:
Diplom-Ingenieur (with distinction)

Recent honors and awards

2017

INFN Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Physics (declined to go to the University of Oviedo)

2016

Otto-Hahn Medal in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements

2012

Ehrenfried-Walter-von-Tschirnhaus Award for the best degree of the year

2012

Representative of the TUD at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

2010

2nd place at the Ecodesign Award of the journal Elektronik for diploma thesis in electrical engineering [22]

2010

Innovation Award of the Industry Club Saxony for diploma thesis in electrical engineering [22]

2007

Best Student Paper Award at the IMOC 2007 in Brazil for publication: Analysis of buck-converters for efficiency enhancements in power amplifiers for wireless communication [19]

Teaching and advising experience

Graduate and master students

2017-present

Thomas Rochais, expected graduation 2020 (co-supervisor with Jonathan Heckman)

2015-2017

Pascal du Bosque, Ph.D. 2017 (co-supervisor with Dieter Lüst)
Doctoral thesis:
Advancements in Double & Exceptional Field Theory on Group Manifolds

2014-2015

Pascal du Bosque, M.Sc. 2015 (co-supervisor with Dieter Lüst)
Master's thesis:
New Backgrounds in Double Field Theory

Teaching assistant

2013-2014

String theory I, master's course at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

2013

Classical mechanics, bachelor's course at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Professional experiences and skills

Referee for:

JHEP, Nuclear Physics B

Software:

Mathematica, Singular, SageMath, Python, C, C++, Java, PHP, HTML, CSS

Languages:

German (mother tongue), English (GER C2, proficiency), French (GER B1, intermediate)

References

There is also a PDF-version of my CV, which includes my publications and talks.