Dr. Ricard Alert

2022-present   Max Planck Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS) and Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD)

2018-2021   Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science (PCTS) and Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics (LSI), Princeton University

2013-2017   Ph.D. in Physics, La Caixa Fellow, University of Barcelona

2012-2013   Master's in Biophysics, University of Barcelona

2007-2012   Bachelor in Physics, University of Barcelona

Personal website

Dr. Joseph Hutchinson

2022-present   ELBE Postdoctoral Fellow, CSBD

2017-2021   Ph.D. in Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford (UK)

2013-2017   Bachelor and Master's in Chemistry, University of Oxford (UK)

Dr. Suchismita Das

2022-present   Postdoc, Visitors program, MPI-PKS

2016-2022   Ph.D. in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India)

2013-2015   Master's in Physics, University of Delhi (India)

2010-2013   Bachelor in Physics, University of Calcutta (India)

Dr. Akhil Varma

2022-present   Postdoc, Visitors program, MPI-PKS

2021-2022   Postdoc, University of California San Diego (USA)

2016-2019   Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics, École Polytechnique (France)

2013-2015   Master's in Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (India)

2009-2013   Bachelor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum (India)

Dr. Malcolm Hillebrand

2023-present   Postdoc, Visitors program, MPI-PKS

2021-2022   National Research Foundation Scarce Skills Postdoc, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

2018-2020   Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

2014-2017   Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Physics, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

Hanno I. Hennighausen

2022-present   PhD student, MPI-PKS & CSBD

2020-2022   Master's in Physics, Philipps-University & Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg (Germany)

2016-2019   Bachelor in Physics, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg (Germany)

Peter Hampshire

2022-present   PhD student, MPI-PKS & CSBD

2018-2022   Bachelor and Master's in Physics, University of Cambridge (UK)

Ashot Matevosyan

2022-present   PhD student, MPI-PKS

2018-2022   Bachelor and Master's in Physics, University of Cambridge (UK)

Former Members

Ekaterina Maximova. Master's student (2022)

Carlos Duque. Postdoc (Carl Modes' lab, 2022)