Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Matthias Troyer

Professional career

7/2005 - Full professor for computational physics at the ETH Zürich
6/2002 - 6/2005 Associate professor for computational physics at the ETH Zürich
3/2000 - 5/2002 Assistant professor for theoretical physics at the ETH Zürich
9/1998 - 3/2000 Senior scientist and lecturer at the ETH Zürich; group leader of the Computational Physics group.
4/1998 - 6/1998 Guest lecturer at the ETH Zürich  
9/1997 - 8/1998 Fellow of the "Center of Excellence" of the Japanese Ministry for Science and Education at the University of Tokyo
9/1995 - 8/1997 Postdoctoral Fellow of the "Japan Society for the Promotion of Science" at the University of Tokyo  
8/1994 - 8/1995 PostDoc at the Interdisciplinary Project Center for Supercomputing and the ETH Zürich
5/1991-7/1994 Assistant at the ETH Zürich
7/1989-9/1989 Summer student in the data handling division of CERN
1/1985-8/1988 UNIX system administrator at the Krankenhaus der barmherzigen Schwestern (Linz, Austria)

Academic career

10/1986 - 6/1988: University studies in "Technischer Physik" at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
10/1988 - 4/1991: Diploma in physics at the ETH Zürich.
5/1991 - 7/1994: Interdisciplinary PhD thesis at the ETH Zürich.

Medals and Awards

7/1985 Silver medal at the International Chemistry Olympiade
7/1986 Gold medal at the International Chemistry Olympiade
1/1995 Medal of ETH Zürich for excellent PhD thesis
2/2000 Awarded an Assiatant Professorship by the Swiss National Science Foundation

Professional Memberships and Activities (selected)

5/2005- Member of the research initiative commission (K-INIT) of ETH Zürich
3/2005-3/2009 Member of the executive committee, Division of Computational Physics of the American Physical Society
7/2004- Elected as General Member of the Aspen Center for Physics
12/2003- Editor of the online "Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment" (JSTAT)
3/2002-4/2004 President of the Swiss High Performance Computing Society SPEEDUP
2002-2004 Member of the Swiss HPCN Grid Project Management Committee
1/2002- Initiated the ALPS project, an open source C++ project for the development of simulation tools for quantum lattice models.
3/2000- Executive Committee Member of the Swiss High Performance Computing Society SPEEDUP
1/2000- Head of the Beowulf Cluster Steering Committee at ETH Zürich

Research Interests and Experience


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