Professor Dr. Markus Ternes (Heisenberg Professor)

  Professor Dr. Markus Ternes Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr.-phil. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Böschen has been University Professor of Technology and Society at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and at HumTec at RWTH Aachen since March 2018.


Born in 1972 in Dusiburg, raised in Stade.


1994 to 2001 Studied physics at TU Berlin
2006 Doctorate, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2016 Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturer qualification) in experimental physics, University of Konstanz


1994 to 1996 Working student at Francotyp-Postalia, Birkenwerder

1997 to 2001

Student tutor, Physics Project Lab, TU Berlin
2001 to 2006 Research and teaching assistant, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
2006 to 2008 Dostdoc, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA
2009 to 2018 Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research


Free time: Hiking, cooking, history of technology

I make myself the world the way I like it!

Pippi Longstocking