Prof. Dr. Bernd Büchner

Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-808

Curriculum Vitae



Professional Education

  • University of Cologne, Germany - Diploma in Physics (1989)
  • University of Cologne, Germany - Doctorate in Physics (1993)
  • University of Cologne, Germany - Habilitation in Physics (1999)


Since 09/2003 Full Professor (C4) for Experimental Physics, TU Dresden
and Director of the Institute of Solid State Research, IFW Dresden
12/2000-09/2003            Associate Professor (C3) for Experimental Physics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
03/2000-12/2000 Guest Professor for Physics, University of Braunschweig, Germany
1999-03/2000 Lecturer for Experimental Physics, University of Cologne, Germany
1992 -1999 Research Assistant, University of Cologne, Germany
1993, 1997, 1999 Visiting Scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

2002   Offer for a full professorship (C4) at the Universität Würzburg, Germany (declined)
2009   Offer for a full professorship (W3) at the Universität Mainz, Germany (declined)
2010   Offer for a full professorship (W3) at the Universität zu Köln, Germany (declined)

Other Academic Positions

  • Coordinator of the DFG priority program SPP 1458 entitled “High temperaturesuperconductivity in Fe-Pnictides” (since 2009)
  • Steering Committee of Collaborative Research Center 1143  “Correlated Magnetism: From Frustration To Topology” since 2014
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Graduiertenkolleg 1621 “Itineranter Magnetismus undSupraleitung in intermetallischen Verbindungen” at TU Dresden
  • Founding director of the Center of Transport and Devices of Emergent Materials (CTD) at TUDresden
  •  Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the MPI-FKF Stuttgart (2006 - 2015)

    • Spokesperson 2012 - 2015

  • Member of the DFG Review Board 307 “Condensed Matter Physics” (2006 - 2016)

    • Deputy spokesperson  2011 - 2014
    • Spokesperson  2014 - 2016

  • Jury – member of the German – Polish Kopernikus-Award (since 2013)
  • Jury – member of Walter-Schottky- Award of the DPG (2010 - 2015)
  • Member of the International Peer Review Panel for Physics and Astronomy of the Independent Research Fund Denmark / Natural Science (since 2017)
  • Member of the editorial board of the European Physical Journal B 2008 - 2013
  • Referee for various leading organizations (f. e. DFG, BMBF, EC, NSF, SNF, GIF)
  • Referee for more than 20 journals (f. e. Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Communication,Physical Rev. Lett., Phys. Rev. B)

 Scientific Focus

  • Materials with strongly correlated electrons
  • Superconductivity and magnetism in unconventional superconductors such as iron basedsuperconductors, cuprates, etc.
  • Materials Research on Novel Materials, such as Transition Metal Oxides, Lanthanides, Molecular Nanostructures and Molecular Magnets
  • Electronic Properties of Solids and Molecular Nanostructures
  • Magnetic Interactions and Order Phenomena