Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Ralf Jungmann

2019 Co-founder of Massive Photonics GmbH (
Since 2017 Allen Distinguished Investigator in Epigenetics
Since 8/2016 Professor for Experimental Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2015 Co-founder of Ultivue Inc (
Since 12/2014 Independent group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
2011 - 2014 Postdoctoral researcher at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University in the groups of Prof. Dr. Peng Yin and Prof. Dr. William M Shih
2010 - 2011 Postdoctoral researcher at Technische Universität München in the group of Prof. Dr. Friedrich C. Simmel
2007 - 2010 Ph.D. with Prof. Dr. Friedrich C. Simmel at Technische Universität München
2005 - 2006 Diploma Thesis work with Prof. Dr. Paul K Hansma at University of California Santa Barbara
2001 - 2006 Studies in physics at Saarland University


2018 HFSP Young Investigator award
2018 ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant from the European Research Council
2017 Paul Allen Distinguished Investigator award from the Allen Frontiers Group
2016 ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council
2016 Grant from the Max Planck Foundation
2014 Emmy Noether grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG)
2012 - 2013 Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation
2011 Publication Award of the Munich Center for Nanoscience (CeNS)
2008 - 2010 Fellow of the International Doctorate Program "Complex Interfaces and Materials" and member of the Elitenetwork of Bavaria
2009 Publication Award of the Munich Center for Nanoscience (CeNS)
2005 - 2006 DAAD scholarship for a Diploma Thesis in physics
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