CURRICULUM VITAE
Name: Prof. Dr. Walter METZNER
Address: Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
Heisenbergstr. 1, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Date of birth: July 21, 1961
Place of birth: Munich, Germany
Nationality: German
Position: Director at the MPI for Solid State Research
Education:
1971 - 1980 Gymnasium (final examination 1980)
1980 - 1981 Military service
1981 - 1987 Study of Physics and Mathematics at the Technical University Munich
1987 Diploma in Physics at the Technical University Munich
1987 - 1989 Doctoral thesis on "Correlated Lattice Fermions in high dimensions"
(supervisor: Professor D. Vollhardt)
1989 Doctoral examination in Theoretical Physics at the Technical University Aachen
1995 Habilitation at the Technical University Aachen 
Employment:
1987 - 1990 Research Associate at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Technical University Aachen
1990 - 1993 Postdoc in the group of Professor C. Di Castro at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome
1993 - 1994 Research Fellow in the Condensed Matter Theory Group at Princeton University
1994 - 1996 Research Associate at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Technical University Aachen
1996 - 1998 Associate Professor for Theoretical Solid State Physics at the University Munich
1998 - 2001 Full Professor for Theoretical Physics at the Technical University Aachen
2001 - now Director at the MPI for Solid State Research
2002 - now Honorary Professor at the University Stuttgart
Fellowships, Awards and Honours:
1988/1989 Scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1990 Friedrich-Wilhelm-Preis (Technical University Aachen)
1991 Physik-Preis (Academy of Science in Göttingen)
1995 Gustav-Hertz-Preis (German Physical Society)
2006 Agilent Europhysics Price (European Physical Society)
2016 Outstanding Referee Award (American Physical Society)
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