Kris Holtgrewe

Assegnista di ricerca

Dipartimento di Fisica

Via Sommarive, 14 - 38123 Povo
kris.holtgrewe[at]unitn [dot] it

2022: Doctor of Natural Sciences (summa cum laude) at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

2016: Master of Science (with distinction) at Paderborn University, Germany

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

2023-04 – present: ERC Postdoc, University of Trento, Italy

2022-10 – 2023-03: Postdoctoral researcher, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

2017-05 – 2022-10: PhD student, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

2016-05 – 2017-04: PhD student, Paderborn University, Germany

Interessi di ricerca

I am a scientific researcher in the field of theoretical physics / condensed matter theory. Analysing complex situations and finding solutions for difficult problems are my passion. I have just started my position as a postdoctoral researcher at the materials theory group of Prof. Matteo Calandra Buonaura.

Research interests:
+ Computational materials science
+ Density functional theory
+ Theoretical spectroscopy
+ Ab-initio thermodynamics

Attività di ricerca

+ Theoretical materials science
+ 2D materials
+ Ultrafast photo-induced phase transitions
+ van-der-Waals heterostructures
+ Topological insulators
+ Surface science
+ Quasi-one-dimensional nanowires