Person

Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h. c. mult., Universitätsprofessor

Ulrich Rüdiger

Rector

Ulrich Rüdiger
Rectorate

Address

Gebäude101

Raum049

Templergraben 55

52062Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 94000
Fax: +49 241 80 92102

Office Hours

by appointment
 

Rector of RWTH Aachen University

Academic Degrees
7/2002

Habilitation at RWTH Aachen University in the group of Professor Dr. G. Güntherodt. Topic: "Spin-dependent Transport Phenomena: Materials, Magnetoresistance, and Applications“

5/1997

Doctorate at RWTH Aachen University under the supervision of Professor Dr. G. Güntherodt. Dissertation topic: "Preparation and Magnetooptic Properties of MnBi Thin Films"

10/1988 to 1/1994

Studies of physics, RWTH Aachen University

Career
Since 8/2018

Rector of RWTH Aachen University

10/2009 to 7/2018 Rector of the University of Konstanz
Since12/2002

Professor and Chair of Experimental Physics at the University of Konstanz

7/2002

Habilitation and appointment as Privatdozent (PD) for Physics at RWTH Aachen University

5/2000

Appointment as Akademischer Rat at RWTH Aachen University

1/1999

Appointment as research associate at RWTH Aachen University in the group of Professor Dr. G. Güntherodt

12/1998 Research assistant at the RWTH Institute of Physics II at RWTH Aachen University in the group of Professor Dr. G. Güntherodt
5/1997 to 11/1998 Post-Doctoral Fellow at New York University in the group of Professor Dr. A.D. Kent. Research stints at the IBM Research Laboratory in San José in the group of Dr. S.S.P. Parkin and at the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility (CNF), Cornell University
1/1994 to 5/1997 Research assistant at the RWTH Institute of Physics II at RWTH Aachen University in the group of Professor Dr. G. Güntherodt
Professional Activities and Memberships
Since 4/2017 Member of the expert commission for the "Future of Higher Education" program of the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate
Since 3/2017 Member of the Supervisory Board of Stiftung Klosterinsel Reichenau
Since 2016

Member of the Permanent Commission for Research in Germany and in Europe of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

Since 8/2014 Member of the HRK Executive Board, HRK Vice-President for Research and Early Career Researchers
Since 2013

Member of the editorial board of Vestnik, a journal published by Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

Since3/2013 Member of the HRK working group “Orientation Framework for Young Researchers”
Since 8/2012

Member of the Higher Education/Economics working group of the Federal Association of the Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA), the Federation of German Industries (BDI), and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

Since 5/2012

Member of the Advisory Board of Pädagogische Hochschule Thurgau

Member of the Permanent Commission for Research and Early-Career Researchers of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)

2012 to 2013 Member of the Bodenseerat (Lake Constance Council)
Since 5/2010 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen and Radolfzell
2010 to 2013

Member of the Board of Trustees of Stiftung Wirtschaftsarchiv Baden-Württemberg

Since 2009 Member of the Higher Education/Economics working group Südwestmetall
Since 10/2009

Member of the Board of the Constance Tehnology Centre

Member of the Advisory Board of Sparkasse Bodensee

Member of the Cooperation Council of Internationale Bodensee Hochschule (IBH)

Member of the Board of Trustees of Hochschule Konstanz – Technik, Wirtschaft und Gestaltung (HTWG)

11/2007 to 9/2009

Vice-Rector for Research, University of Konstanz

Since 3/2007

Member of the Advisory Board, Nanotransfer-Zentrum Euregio Bodensee

2007 to 2010

Member of the Advisory Board, Magnetism working group of the Fachverband Festkörperphysik der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG)

2004 to 2009

Liaison Officer of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Konstanz

10/2004 to 9/2007

Deputy chair of the Teacher Training Center of the University of Konstanz

10/2003 to 9/2007

Member of the Faculty Council, University of Konstanz

Chair of the Physics Degree Program Committee, University of Konstanz

Chair of the Board of Examiners, Physics, University of Konstanz

10/2003 to 9/2007

Dean of Academic Affairs, Department of Physics, University of Konstanz

Personal
Born on September 25, 1966 in Helmstedt, married to Dr. Christine Rüdiger, four children (Zita, Fynn, Mattes, and Till)