Team Members

Group coach

Stefan Rotter - group director Stefan Rotter
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Postdoctoral fellows

Nicolas Bachelard - PostDoc Nicolas Bachelard, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow
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Non-Hermitian photonics, disordered systems, wavefront shaping, topology,
self-organization
Ivor Kresic - PostDoc Ivor Krešić
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Disordered systems, non-Hermitian photonics, finite element simulations,
nonlinear optics, self-organization


PhD students

Michael Horodynski - PhD student Michael Horodynski
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Wavefront shaping, complex scattering, scattering theory, disordered systems
Jakob Hüpfl
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Wavefront shaping, complex scattering, disordered systems
Matthias Kühmayer - PhD student Matthias Kühmayer
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Wavefront shaping, complex scattering, disordered systems, multimode fibers,
finite difference and finite element simulations
Kevin Pichler - PhD student Kevin Pichler
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Non-Hermitian photonics, complex scattering, laser theory, exceptional points, optomechanics
Lukas Rachbauer - PhD student Lukas Michael Rachbauer
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Machine learning, wavefront shaping, complex scattering, disordered systems, scattering theory
Elena Redchenko - PhD student Elena Redchenko
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Co-advised with Johannes Fink
Cavity QED, quantum optics, spin ensembles
Alexander Schumer - PhD student Alexander Schumer
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Exceptional points, non-Hermitian photonics, scattering theory
Matthias Zens - PhD student Matthias Zens
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Cavity QED, quantum optics, spin ensembles


Diploma students

David Globosits
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Scattering theory, quantum optics
Günther Hackl
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Complex scattering, machine learning
Helmut Hörner - master student Helmut Hörner
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Complex scattering, non-Hermitian photonics, wavefront shaping


Alumni (with last known whereabouts)

Philipp Ambichl, PhD 2016
Austrian National Bank (Internal Model Investigations)
Andre Brandstötter, PhD 2020
Otto Bock (Engineer)
Himadri Dhar, Lise Meitner Fellow 2016-18
Imperial College London (Research Associate)
Jörg Doppler, PhD 2016
Robert Bosch AG (Engineer)
Sofi Esterhazy, PhD 2013
University of Vienna (Postdoc)
Adrian Girschik, PhD 2015
RUAG Space Austria (Engineer)
Dmitry Krimer, Habilitation 2017
Peterreins & Schley (Patent Engineer)

Matthias Liertzer, PhD 2015
IMS Nanofabrication (Engineer)
Konstantinos Makris, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow 2012-15
University of Crete (Assistant Professor)