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DR. BIZAN N. BALZER

Group Leader

  • Since 10/2021: Associated Member at the Freiburger Materialforschungszentrum (FMF)

  • Since 12/2019: Responsible Investigator, Cluster of Excellence livMatS, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

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

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

  • 05/2016-12/2016: Postdoc at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Albert-Ludwigs-University 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) 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