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MALIC, Ermin Prof. Dr.

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Principal InvestigatorPhilipps-Universität MarburgDepartment of PhysicsRenthof 7 35032 MarburgPhone: +49-6421 28-22640Link: Project B9 (Malic)Link: Biography

University Education

2013Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, Technische Universität Berlin, “Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes – Ultrafast Relaxation Dynamics and Optics”
2008Doctoral degree in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.), Technische Universität Berlin / Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), ” Many-particle theory of optical properties in low-dimensional nanostructures”, thesis advisor: Prof. A. Knorr
2005Diploma degree in Physics (Dipl. Phys.), Technische Universität Berlin, „Dynamic Theory of Semiconductor Quantum Dot Lasers“, supervisor: Prof. A. Knorr

Professional Experience

2020Director, Vinnova Competence Center 2D-TECH, Sweden
2018-20Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
2017-Director, Graphene Centre, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
2016-18Associate professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
2015-16Assistant professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
2014Guest professor, Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS), Paris, France
2013Visiting researcher, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain
2011-15Einstein group leader, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
2010-11Postdoctoral researcher, Center of Nanotechnology, Barcelona, Spain
2008-10Postdoctoral researcher, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
2008Visiting researcher, University of Modena, Italy
2006Visiting researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Honours, Awards and other Proofs of Qualification

2016Walter-Schottky Award, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DPG)
2016-Scientific Advisory Board, CLEO (2016), Graphene Week (2017), Noeks (2018), CSW (2018), NT (2019), Cleo-Europe (2019, 2021), Noeks (2020)
2016-Editorial Board member, Nature Scientific Reports
2015-Conference organizer: Many-body physics in graphene (2015), Initiative Seminar on 2D materials (2018) with the Nobel laureate Konstantin Novoselov
2013Karl-Scheel Award, Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin
2013-14Japanese-German experts program, Japanese Foreign Ministry
2010-11DAAD research scholarship, German academic exchange service
2008Chorafas Award, Chorafas Foundation, recognition of distinguished PhD
2006-08PhD scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2006Research Hölderlin scholarship for MIT, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2005DAAD award, recognition of distinguished master thesis
2003-05Scholarship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2003-05Scholarship, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
2000-05Scholarship, Wilhelm-Lenze-Stiftung
2000MDC Award, Max-Delbrück-Centrum
2000Student Award, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Selected Publications

  1. T.Winzer, A. Knorr, E. Malic, Carrier Multiplication in Graphene, Nano Lett. 10, 4839 (2010).
  2. E. Malic, A. Knorr, Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes: Ultrafast Optics and Relaxation Dynamics, Wiley-VCH, Berlin (2013).
  3. M. Mittendorff, F. Wendler, E. Malic, A. Knorr, M. Orlita, M. Potemski, P. Plochocka, C. Berger, W. A. de Heer, H. Schneider, M. Helm, S. Winnerl, Carrier dynamics in Landau-quantized graphene featuring strong Auger scattering, Nat. Phys. 11, 75 (2015).
  4. M. Feierabend, G. Berghäuser, A. Knorr, E. Malic, Proposal for dark exciton based chemical sensors, Nat. Commun. 8, 14776 (2017).
  5. A. Raja, L. Waldecker, J. Zipfel, Y. Cho, S. Brem, J. Ziegler, M. Kulig, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, E. Malic, T. Berkelbach, T. Heinz, and A. Chernikov, “Dielectric disorder in two-dimensional materials”, Nat. Nanotechnol. 14, 832 (2019).
  6. P. Merkl, F. Mooshammer, P. Steinleitner, A. Girnghuber, K. Lin, P. Nagler, C. Schüller, J. Lupton, T. Korn, S. Ovesen, S. Brem, E. Malic, R. Huber, Ultrafast transition between exciton phases in van der Waals heterostructures, Nat. Mater. 18, 691 (2019) – cover page.
  7. R. Causín, S. Brem, R. Rosati, M. Kulig, J. Ziegler, J. Zipfel, A. Chernikov, E. Malic, Exciton Propagation and Halo Formation in 2D Materials, Nano Lett. 19, 7317 (2019).
  8. S. Brem, A. Ekman, D. Christiansen, F. Katsch, M. Selig, C. Robert, X. Marie, B. Urbaszek, A. Knorr, E. Malic, Phonon-assisted photoluminescence from dark excitons in monolayers of TMDs, Nano Lett. 20, 2849 (2020).
  9. P. Merkl, F. Mooshammer, S. Brem, A. Girnghuber, K. Lin, L. Weigl, M. Liebich, C. Yong, R. Gillen, J. Maultzsch, J. Lupton, E. Malic, R. Huber, Twist-tailoring Coulomb correlations in van der Waals homobilayers, Nature Commun. 11, 2167 (2020).
  10. S. Brem, C. Linderälv, P. Erhart, E. Malic, Tunable phases of moire excitons in van der Waals heterostructures, Nano Lett. 20, 8534 (2020).


  1. Feierabend, G. Berghäuser, A. Knorr, E. Malic, A method and a sensor for detecting the presence of molecules with a dipole moment (16194861.7-1554 (2017)).