Curriculum Vitae

Personal data:

  • Born: 1960 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Married, 4 children
  • Position: Professor of Theoretical Physics (W3). Head of the group Theory of Low-Dimensional and Nanostructured Materials

Professional Education:

03/1979-07/1981

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

08/1981-12/1984

Instituto Balseiro, Universidad de Cuyo, Bariloche, Argentina

10/1985-07/1989

Department of Physics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Academic Degrees:

12/1984

Licenciado en Física (Master in Physics), Instituto Balseiro, Universidad de Cuyo, Bariloche, Argentina. Master thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. B. Alascio on “Lattice dynamics of intermediate valence compounds”

07/1989

Doktor der Naturwissenschaften (PhD in Physics), Departement of Physics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. PhD thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. K. H. Bennemann on “Theory for the electronic properties of metal clusters

10/1994

Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. Monograph entitled “Electron correlations and magnetism in low-dimensional systems”

Professional Experience:

1985-1989

Research Assistant, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

1989-1993

Senior Scientist, Institut für Theoretische Physik, University of Cologne, Germany

1994

Invited Scientist, Departamento de Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

1995

Visiting Scientist, Theory Group, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

1995-2001

Chargé de Recherches, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire de Physique Quantique, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

2001-2005

Directeur de Recherches, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire de Physique Quantique, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

2006

Directeur de Recherches, CNRS, Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Nanoobjets, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse, France

since 2007

Professor of Theoretical Physics (W3), Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Kassel, Germany.

Publications:

140 peer-reviewed papers, 30 conference proceedings, 7 chapters of books,
about  2000 external citations, h-index = 25 (Stand March 2013).

Advisory and Review Activities:

DFG, ANR, EU, ESF, NSF, FWO, DAAD, AvH, etc.