Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Robert Huber

Curriculum Vitae

since 2019

Professor (W3) Chair, Director of the Institute of Biomedical Optics at the University of Lübeck

2016Schleswig-Holstein Excellence Chair
2015ERC Consolidator Grant 2014 (2016-)
2014

Offer of a professor position (W3 chair) from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technologie (KIT) – declined

since Sept. 2013 Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Optics at the Universität zu Lübeck
since Jan. 2011 Research group leader in the Starting Grant Programme of the European Union (ERC Starting Grant) at the Institute of BioMolecular Optics at the LMU-Munich
2007-2012 Research group leader in the Emmy Noether Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Institute of BioMolecular Optics at the LMU-Munich
2005-2006 Postdoctoral Associate in the group of Prof. J. G. Fujimoto at the Research Laboratory of Electronics des Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)
2003-2005 Postdoctoral research fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the group of  Prof. J. G. Fujimoto at the Research Laboratory of Electronics des Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)
2003-2003 Postdoctoral Associate in the group of Prof. J. Wachtveitl at the Institute Of Physical And Theoretical Chemistry at the J. W. Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
Juli 2002 „Dr. rer. nat.“ (~PhD) from the physics department of the LMU-Munich
1998-2002 PHD student at the former Institute for Medical Optics in the group of PD J. Wachtveitl at the LMU-Munich
Januar 1998 Diplom (~Master) from the Faculty of Physics at the LMU-Munich
November 1996 Diplomarbeit in the Photonics and Optoelectronics group of Prof J. Feldmann at the LMU-Munich
April 1994 Vordiplom (~BSc) from the Faculty of Physics at the LMU-München
November 1992 Start of course of studies „Physik Diplom“ at the LMU-Munich
Juni 1992 Abitur
1983-1992 Gymnasium (Luitpold-Gymnasium Wasserburg am Inn)

 

 

Prizes, awards, funding

2017Granted the title "Schleswig-Holstein Excellence Chair"
2017Winner of the European inventor award by the European patent office
2017Nominated finalist for European inventor award by the European patent office
2015Project funding by ERC Consolidator Grant, Horizon 2020 project ENCOMOLE-2i, grant no. 646669
2013Klung-Wilhelmy-Weberbank Preis (one of the most prestigious privately funded awards for young scientist in Germany)
2012Again election amongst Germany's 40 top talents under age of 40 from the editorial board of the major national business magazine "Capital" in the field science and research.
2011Election amongst Germany's 40 top talents under age of 40 from the editorial board of the major national business magazine "Capital" in the field science and research.
2011-2016Project funding through a Starting Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) (project number: 259158)
2008Rudolf-Kaiser Preis
2008-2012Project funding through a research grant in a medium scale collaborative project within the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (FP7 Health, contract no. 201880)
2007-2011Emmy Noether Stipendium DFG (DFG - HU 1006/2-1) (Large volume research fellowship in the excellence program of the German Research Foundation (DFG) to start an independent research group)
2003-2005Research fellowship of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a postdoctoral visit in the group of J. G. Fujimoto at MIT.
2003Albert-Weller-Preis 2003 (National research award of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) for an exceptional PhD thesis.)