Johannes Feist: CV

Education and working experience

1992 – 2000 High School (BG 19, Vienna, Austria)
Jan – Jun 1999 Exchange student in Fayetteville, AR, USA
2000 – 2006 Physics student at Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Jul – Aug 2002 Internship at CTR (Carinthian Tech Research), Villach, Austria
2002 – 2005 Teaching assistant in Physics at the Vienna University of Technology
2003 – 2004 Erasmus exchange student at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
2005 – 2006 Master thesis "Transport through quantum wires with surface disorder", advisors: S. Rotter and J. Burgdörfer
Jul – Sep 2005 Summer Student at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, advisor: G. Folger
Mar 2006 Master's degree (Dipl.-Ing.) with distinction
Mar 2006 –
Sep 2009
University Assistant and Ph.D. student at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology as a member of the International Max Planck Research School on Advanced Photon Science, advisor: J. Burgdörfer
Nov – Dec 2006 Guest Researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Sep 2009 Ph.D. degree (Dr.) with distinction
Oct 2009 –
Oct 2012
Postdoctoral Fellow at ITAMP, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Harvard Physics Department
Oct 2012 –
Mar 2017
Postdoc in the Nanophotonics Group at the Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Apr 2017 –
Dec 2017
IFIMAC Young Researcher at the Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC) at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
since Jan 2018Ramón y Cajal Fellow at the Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada and at the Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC) at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Scholarships and Prizes

2002 – 2003 Achievement scholarship of the Vienna University of Technology (twice)
Jan 2007 Diploma Thesis Prize of the City of Vienna
Feb 2007 IOP Student Travel Prize in Electron Interactions with Atoms and Molecules
May 2008 "Förderungsstipendium" (advancement scholarship) of the Vienna University of Technology
2009 – 2012 ITAMP Postdoctoral Fellowship
Jul 2017 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics


2014 – 2017 Marie Curie Career Integration Grant StroCOMP: Strong Coupling of Organic Molecules and Plasmons
2015 – 2018 Co-PI on Grant "Quantum Phenomena in Plasmonics" of the Spanish Secretariat of State for Research, Development and Innovation within the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
2017 – 2022 PI of ERC Starting Grant ERC-2016-StG-714870 MMUSCLES on Modification of Molecular Structure Under Strong Coupling to Confined Light Modes
2018 – 2022 Ramón y Cajal grant of the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness