Sascha Preu

Prof. Dr. Sascha Preu

principal investigator

+49 6151 16-28445
+49 6151 16-28431

Merckstr. 25
64283 Darmstadt

Office: S3|06 605

Academic Career
Since 2018 Full Professor, head of Terahertz Devices and Systems Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, TU Darmstadt, Germany
2014 – 2018 Junior Professor, head of THz Systems Technology Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, TU Darmstadt, Germany
2011 – 2014 Post-doctoral associate
Chair for Applied Physics, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
2010 – 2011 Feodor Lynen stipendiate/ Post-doctoral associate
Materials Dept./Physics Dept./Institute for THz Science and Technology, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
2009 – 2010 Post-doctoral associate
Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany
2005 – 2009 PhD student
Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany/Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Awards and fellowships
  • ERC Starting Grant, European Research Council (2017)
  • Humboldt fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Bonn, Germany (since 2010)
  • Alumni of the “International Max-Planck Research School” (IMPRS optics and imaging, Erlangen, Germany, admitted 2006)
  • Alumni of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes,” Germany (admitted 2003)
  • Otto Hahn Medal for young researchers of the Max-Planck foundation for research on tunable Terahertz photomixers (2009/2010)
  • Ohm prize of the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg for the best dissertation in Physics in the academic year 2009/2010
  • Ohm prize of the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg for the best diploma thesis in Physics in the academic year 2005/2006

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