Torsten Fritz is a Professor (Chair) of applied physics/solid-state physics at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. His research interests include structure-property relations in organic solids, organic-based devices, and graphene and carbon nanotubes. Fritz completed his Diploma degree in physics (1985) and the Diploma of mathematics (1987) from TU Dresden. He became a Research Engineer at the Werk für Fernsehelektronik, Berlin, Germany, from 1985 to 1989. In 1989 he was awarded the doctoral degree (magna cum laude) in natural sciences from TU Dresden. In the period 1989–2009, he worked as a Scientific Assistant at TU Dresden. He was awarded the Habilitation in experimental physics (TU Dresden, 1999). At the year 2008-2009, he became a Stand-In Professor for applied physics/semiconductor physics at the TU Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany. Fritz has been awarded the Gustav-Hertz Award of the Physical Society of East Germany (1988) and was a Fellow of the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (1992); he also attained a professorship offer from the University Cottbus/IHP Frankfurt, but he declined.
Biography Updated on 13 May 2012