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Matthias Bickermann, reception of the habilitation certificate on 17 Dec 2008.
Name: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Bickermann
Date of birth: Jan 17, 1973 in Nuremberg, Germany
Address: IKZ Berlin, Max-Born-Str. 2, 12489 Berlin, Germany
1992-1998 Study of Materials Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Degree: Diploma (similar to M.Sci.) as of Nov 28, 1998
1998-2002 PhD study at the Chair of Electrical Engineering Materials (chair and advisor: Prof. Dr. A. Winnacker), Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Thesis title: "Growth and characterization of semi-insulating SiC bulk crystals" (in German); Date of doctoral (PhD) exam: Mar 19, 2002
2002-2008 Habilitation (qualification as an university lecturer) on "Materials Science" at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (supervisors: Prof. Dr. A. Winnacker, Prof. Dr. P. Schmuki, Prof. Dr. A. Magerl)
Thesis title: "Growth and characterization of AlN bulk crystals"; Teaching qualification (venia docendi) earned on Nov 5, 2008
1998-2011 Research associate/senior researcher at the Chair of Materials for Electronics and Energy Technology (i-MEET), Prof. Dr. C. Brabec (until July 2009 Prof. Dr. A. Winnacker, Electrical Engineering Materials), Materials Science Department, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
2009-2015 University lecturer (Privatdozent) for Materials Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
since Sep 1, 2011 Tenured professor of 'Fundamentals and Methods of Crystal Growth' at the Institute for Chemistry, Technische Universität Berlin, in conjunction with
Head of Department 'Volume Crystals' (until 2019 'Dielectrics and Wide Band-Gap Semiconductors') at the Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) Berlin
since Jul 17, 2012 Deputy of the director, Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) Berlin
since Sep 9, 2014 Associate Editor of the Journal "Progress in Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials" (Elsevier B.V.)
since Dec 3, 2015 Member of the board of the IGAFA, the scientific network of the
non-university research institutions located in Berlin-Adlershof, treasurer (since Sep 23, 2021) and founding member of BR50.
since Feb 1, 2020 Editor of "Journal of Crystal Growth" (Elsevier B.V.)
since Apr 2, 2020 Elected Member of the Review Board "406-03 Thermodynamik und Kinetik sowie Eigenschaften der Phasen und Gefüge von Werkstoffen" of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Nov 4, 2009 Wolfgang Finkelnburg Habilitation Prize awarded by the University Erlangen-Nuremberg Association