David A. Egger

Short CV

  • 2017-now: Sofja-Kovalevskaja Group Leader at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • 2014-17: Post Doc (as a Schrödinger & Koshland Fellow) at the Weizmann Institute, Israel, with Prof. Leeor Kronik
  • 2010-13: Ph.D. in Physics (as a DOC Fellow) from TU Graz, Austria, with Prof. Egbert Zojer
  • 2005-10: M.Sc. in Physics from TU Graz, Austria

Selected Awards and Distinctions

  • 2017: Nominee for the Gerhard-Ertl Award of the DPG Surface Science Division
  • 2016: Sofja-Kovalevskaja Award of the Humboldt Foundation
  • 2015: Best Thesis Award of TU Graz, awarded for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2015: Josef-Krainer Award, awarded for Ph.D. thesis
  • 2014: Koshland Prize of the Weizmann Institute of Science
  • 2014: Schrödinger Fellowship of the Austrian Science Fund
  • 2010: DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Science

Other Interests

  • traveling, nature & culture
  • sports: road cycling, cross-country skiing, ski touring, hiking, running