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Niels Bohr Professor Thomas Pohl new AIAS Associate

Next week, AIAS welcomes Professor Thomas Pohl from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University as new AIAS Associate for the next two years.

On Wednesday 4 October, Professor Thomas Pohl from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University will be introduced and welcomed to the current AIAS fellows together with the 15 new AIAS fellows commencing their fellowship at AIAS the same week. Thomas Pohl will be associated with AIAS for two years, from 2017-2019.

About AIAS Associate Prof. Thomas Pohl

Thomas Pohl received his PhD in Physics from the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden, Germany. He was subsequently awarded the ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellowship 2005 by the Institute for Theoretical Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, USA. Since 2008 he has led an independent research group at the MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems. He is the recipient of the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society and the Gustav Hertz Prize of the German Physical Society. This year, Thomas joined Aarhus University as a Niels Bohr Professor, awarded by the Danish National Research Foundation. His research addresses diverse questions and phenomena at the interface of light and other quantum systems.


What is the AIAS Associate Scheme?

AIAS offers non-Danish Aarhus University researchers of the highest international level access to the fruitful, international research environment at AIAS through the ‘AIAS Associates’ scheme. AIAS Associates are officially connected with AIAS, and will enjoy privileged access to the internationally multidisciplinary research environment at AIAS with academic as well as social activities.

Read more about the AIAS Associate Scheme, and how to appoint an Associate at: 



Morten Kyndrup, AIAS Executive Director, Professor