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Dr. René Wittmann Picture of Dr. René Wittmann
Institut für Theoretische Physik II - Soft Matter
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Building 25.32
Room O2.54
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
phone: +49-211-81-15934
e-mail: wittmann <at>

Curriculum Vitae

2018-present Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Physics II, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
2015-2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Soft Matter Theory group, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
2015 PhD at the Institute for Theoretical Physics I, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen, Germany

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Examples of my research are linked below.
A full list of publications can be found on Google Scholar

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I develop and apply microscopic theories for various soft matter systems, in and out of equilibrium, under complex external constraints. My favorite tool is classical density functional theory (DFT), which allows for calculating structural and thermodynamical equilibrium properties from first principles and can also be extended to describe dynamical systems. Both versions of DFT motivate deep mathematical questions regarding their microscopic and statistical foundations.

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Commitment information: I accurately check the content of external links, but I do not enter into a commitment for their content. Responsible for the content of linked pages are the operating companies.

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