Portrait photo Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger

Professor Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger

Rector of the RWTH Aachen University

HRK Vice-President for Research and Early Career Researchers

YearEvent
1966Born in Helmstedt
1988-1994Studies in Physics at the RWTH Aachen
1994-1997Doctoral studies at the II. Institute of Physics at the RWTH Aachen
1997Doctoral Thesis at the RWTH Aachen
1997-1998Post-Doctoral Fellow at the New York University with research stays at the IBM Research Laboratory in San José and at the Cornell Nanofabrication Facility (CNF) of Cornell University
1999Appointment as research assistant at the RWTH  Aachen with the aim of post-doctoral studies in experimental physics
2000Appointment as Academic Councillor at the RWTH Aachen
2002Post-doctoral studies and appointment as private lecturer for physics at the RWTH Aachen
2002Habilitation at the RWTH Aachen
since 2002Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Konstanz
2007-2009Vice Rector for Research of the University of Konstanz
since 2009Board of Trustees of the HTWG Konstsanz University of Applied Sciences
2009-2018Rector of the University of Konstanz
2012-2016Member of the Permanent Commission for Research and Junior Academic Staff of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)
since 2012Member of the Committee for Higher Education/Economy of the “Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände“ (BDA), of the “Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie“ (BDI) and of the German Rector’s Conference (HRK)
since 2013Member of the Working Group “Orientation Framework for Young Researchers” of the HRK
since 8/2014HRK Vice-President for Research and Early Career Researchers
since 8/2018Rector of the RWTH Aachen University