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Georg Bruun appointed professor

From October 15, he starts as professor in theoretical physics

Georg Bruun will start as Professor in theoretical physics on October 15th, 2020, in the position Full Professor or Associate Professor in theoretical physics with focus on new quantum phenomena in solid state and nanoscale systems.

His research deals with quantum many-particle physics including cold atomic gases, semiconductors, topological phases, and hybrid light-matter systems.

Georg has been employed at Aarhus University as Associate Professor since 2010 and he is a Visiting Scholar at the Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science (China) since 2019. He studied for the first four years at Aarhus University and received his Ph.D. (D. Phil.) from Oxford University in 1998. Throughout his career, he has also been employed at NIST in Gaithersburg (USA), Nordita (Copenhagen), Niels Bohr institute (Copenhagen), Università di Trento (Italy), and Lund University (Sweden).

Georg was born in Gentofte and grew up in Aarhus, where he now lives with his wife Maja and 4 kids. His spare time is used among other things at tennis, where he is currently a Jutland champion in the veteran league. 

It will be announced at a later stage, where and when the new Professor will hold his inaugural lecture