Prof. Dr. Steffen Rulands

Steffen Rulands

Group leader


Office: MPI-PKS, 1B09

Phone: 0049 (0)351 871 1209


Since 2022Professor at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München (LMU)
Since 2021Awardee of an ERC starting grant
Since 2017Group leader (W2 level) at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
2015 - 2016Herchel-Smith fellow, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
2013 - 2015Research associate in the group of Ben Simons, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)


Doctoral degree in physics, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich (Germany)
2009 - 2013PhD student in the group of Erwin Frey, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich (Germany)
2005 - 2009Diploma in physics at the Technische Universität München, Munich (Germany)
2007Physics study at the Universidad de Granada (Spain)
2003 - 2005Physics study at the University of Constance (Germany)