Alexander Wietek

Group Leader

Email: awietek[at]pks.mpg(dot)de

Office: 1A26

Phone: 0049 (0)351 871 1126

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since Jan 2023Group Leader within the Emmy-Noether program of the DFG
Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS) 
5/2022 - 12/2022Staff Scientist, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS) 
8/2018 - 4/2022Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Flatiron Institute, New York
9/2016 - 3/2017Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo, with Prof. Synge Todo
1/2014 - 12/2017Ph.D. student, University of Innsbruck, with Prof. Andreas M. Läuchli
5/2016 - 5/2018Wissensdurst Festival Coordinator Innsbruck, Wissensdurst Festival
2009-2014Studies of mathematics and geophysics
Ludwigs Maximilians University of Munich
Technical University of Munich
University of Innsbruck

Luke Staszewski

Ph.D. student

Email: lstaszewski[at]pks.mpg(dot)de

10/22 - presentPhD and research at MPIPKS in the condensed matter division with Alexander Wietek
2021-2022Academic tutor - physics and maths for undergraduate and high school students
2017-21Ba/MSci - Undergraduate studies in physics at the University of Cambridge

Interests: developing state of the art numerics to understand novel materials phase transitions