Short CV

  • Study of Technical Physics at TU Graz
    Master Thesis with distinction 2002
  • PhD Studies at TU Graz
    PhD Thesis with highest honours 2004
  • PostDoc, University Würzburg, 2005-2007
  • PostDoc, Ecole Polytechnique, 2008-2010
  • University Assistant, TU Graz, 2010-2015
  • Assistant Professor, TU Graz, 2015-2018
  • Associate Professor, TU Graz, since 2018

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Awards, Grants, Prizes

  • START program of the FWF, granted 2014
  • Erwin-Schrödinger stipend of the FWF, 2007
  • Erwin-Wenzl Preis, 2005
  • Promotion sub auspiciis Praesidentis, 2005
  • Würdingungspreis, Austrian ministry of education, science, and culture

Main Research Topics

  • Ab-initio calculations for correlated materials
  • Method development, DFT+DMFT
  • Cluster methods
  • Topological state of matter

Current research grants:

  • TOPOMAT: Topological states of matter from first principles, FWF START project
  • VICOM: DMFT and beyond, national research partner of the FWF SFB
  • VICOM: Heterostructures, PI of the FWF SFB

Completed research projects:

  • THERMANGAS: Thermoelectric properties of Manganese Pnictides, FWF stand-alone project

For more details, have a look in the Research section.

Journals, Conferences, etc.

Conference organisation:

  • Co-organisation of the Symposium « Electronic and magnetic structure of ferropnictide high-Tc superconductors and related compounds » at the EMRS Fall Meeting 2011, Warsaw, Poland
  • Co-organisation of the Symposium « Novel Correlated Materials », PsiK Conference, Sep 2015, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Organisation of the CECAM/PsiK Workshop « Computational methods towards engineering novel correlated materials », Oct 2016, Lausanne.

Peer review activities:

Reviewer for Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, Journal of Physics, National Science Foundation (NSF)


56 publications, 1871 citations, h-index 24 (ISI Web of Science, 21 Jun 2018)

10 invited talks to international conference, 3 invited contributions to summer schools, 25 invited talks in seminars and workshops, approx. 20 other contributions to conferences (talks and posters)

Researcher ID: L-5872-2013

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Markus Aichhorn
Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

Institut für Theoretische Physik - Computational Physics
Petersgasse 16
8010 Graz