Prof. Dr. Norbert Koch


University Education

Studies in Physics (1990–1997), Technische Universität Graz (Austria), degree "Dipl.-Ing"


Scientific Degree

Dr. techn. (2000), Festkörperphysik, Technische Universität Graz (Austria), supervisor: Prof. Günther Leising


Scientific Development

Joint Group Leader: since 2010 at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
Professor (W3): since 2009 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Junior Group Leader:  2004–2009, Emmy Noether Independent Junior Research Group (DFG), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Post-doc: 2003–2004, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

2000–2002, Princeton University (USA)
Staff Scientist:
1999–2000, Joanneum Research Forschungsges. mbH Weiz (Austria)



Synergetic activities and honors:

since 2017 Senior Editor, Applied Physics A
2017 Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and their Synthesis, IUPAC & NMS
since 2015 Deputy Director, Integrative Research Institute for the Sciences IRIS Adlershof
since 2015 Spokeperson, Collaborative Research Center 951 "Hybrid inorganic/organic systems for optoelectronics" (HIOS)
2014-2018 Director, Department of Physics, HU Berlin
2014-2017 Coordinator, HZB-HU Graduate School "hybrid4energy"
since 2013 Member, Cluster of Excellence "Image Knowledge Gestaltung"
2012-2015 Coordinator, Helmholtz-Energie-Allianz "Hybrid-Photovoltaik"
since 2012 Visiting Professor, Chiba University (Japan)
since 2012 Member, Graduate School within the Excellence Initiative "School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof" (SALSA)
2012-2018 Executive Board Member, Cluster of Excellence "Bild Wissen Gestaltung"
2012-2014 Chairman, Commission "Teaching and Studies Development" of Department of Physics, HU Berlin
2012-2014 Member and vice-Chairman, Commission "Research and Young Scientists" of HU Berlin
2011-2014 Coordinator, EC-Project "Hybrid inorganic/organic memory elements"
2008 Karl-Scheel-Preis (Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin)
2004-2009 Member, Collaborative Research Center 448 "Mesoscopically Structured Composites"


Publications & Citation metrics:

ResearcherID  J-4057-2012

Scopus ID  26643051800

Google scholar ID  1EaLR-UAAAAJ