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DR. BIZAN N. BALZER

Group Leader

  • Since 10/2021: Associated Member at Freiburg Materials Research Center (FMF), University of Freiburg

  • Since 12/2019: Responsible Investigator, Cluster of Excellence livMatS,  University of Freiburg

  • Since 07/2019: Habilitation at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel)

  • Since 01/2017: Senior Scientist and Head of the AFM Department at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel)

  • 05/2016-12/2016: Postdoc at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel)

  • 01/2014-10/2015: Technical Expert at Ter Meer Steinmeister & Partner Patent Attorneys mbB and Kilian Kilian & Partner Patent Attorneys mbB

  • 12/2013: Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude), title of thesis: Single polymer friction - from desorption stick to geometrical interlock (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel)

  • 04/2009-12/2013: Scientific Assistant (Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hugel) at Physik Department (TU München), Institute for Medical Engineering (IMETUM), Cluster of Excellence Nanosystems Initiative Munich (NIM), DFG Priority Program SPP1369 (Polymer-Surface Contacts: Interfaces and Interphases, topic: AFM-based Determination of Interface and Interphase Interactions) and PEGASUS project of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) under the leadership of BMW AG

  • 11/2008: Diploma in Physics and Biophysics, TU München

  • 10/2003-11/2008: Physics and Biophysics, Physik Department, TU München