Person

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

Ulrich Rüdiger

Rector

Ulrich Rüdiger Copyright: Peter Winandy
Rectorate

Address

Gebäude101

Raum049

Templergraben 55

52062Aachen

Contact

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

Office Hours

by appointment
 

Curriculum Vitae

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"

1/1994

Dipl.-Phys., Physics, RWTH Aachen University

Career
Since 8/2018

Rector of RWTH Aachen University

10/2009 to 7/2018 Rector of the University of Konstanz
12/2002 to 7/2018

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
Selected Professional Activities and Memberships
As rector of RWTH Aachen University, Professor Rüdiger is a member of several national and international bodies and committees.
Since 8/2018 Member of TU9, an association of leading German universities of technology
Since 8/2018 Member of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)
Since 8/2018 Member of the Rectors' Conference of the Universities in North Rhine-Westphalia (LRK)
Since 8/2018 Member of the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA)
Since 8/2018 Member of the Advisory Board for the “Aachen Engineering Award”
Since 8/2018 Member of the Board of the Society for the Conferring of the International Charlemagne Prize
Since 8/2018 Member of the Supervisory Board of ATC – Aldenhoven Testing Center of RWTH Aachen University GmbH
Since 8/2018 Chair of the Supervisory Board of RWTH Aachen Campus GmbH
Since 8/2018 Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of Uniklinik RWTH Aachen
Since 8/2018 Member of the Board of Rectors of the IDEA League
Since 8/2018 Chair of the Board of Governors of the German University of Technology in Oman – GUtech
Since 8/2018 Member of the Advisory Board of Tokyo Institute of Technology – Tokyo Tech
Since 8/2018 Chair of the Advisory Board of E.ON Energy Research Center mbH – E.ON ERC gGmbH
4/2017 to 7/2018 Member of the expert commission for the "Future of Higher Education" program of the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate
3/2017 to 7/2018 Member of the Supervisory Board of Stiftung Klosterinsel Reichenau
2016 to 7/2018

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

8/2014 to 7/2018 Member of the HRK Executive Board, HRK Vice-President for Research and Early Career Researchers
5/2012 to 7/2018

Member of the Advisory Board of Pädagogische Hochschule Thurgau

5/2010 to 7/2018 Member of the Board of Trustees of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen and Radolfzell
10/2009 to 7/2018

Member of the Board of the Constance Technology Centre

9/2009 to 7/2018

Vice-Rector for Research at the 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)