Prof. Dr. Jure Demsar


Institute of Physics
Staudingerweg 7
55128 Mainz, Germany

Office 01-525
Phone +49 6131 39-23699
Fax +49 6131 39-23807



Academic career

2014-  Professor, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz 
2012-2014  Professor, Ilmenau University of Technology
2007-2012  Group leader at University of Konstanz, funded by Sofja Kovalevskaja
Award from Alexander von Humboldt foundation.
2005  Habilitation as Ass. Prof., Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School,
Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2001-2003  Director's Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, USA.
2000-2012  Staff Member at Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995-2000  Ph. D. student at Solid State Physics Department, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1990-1995 Studies of physics at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prizes and honors

2008   Elected Fellow of the Zukunftskolleg, Uni. Konstanz
2006  The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2003  The Jozef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize Award
2000   Los Alamos National Laboratory Director's Fellowship

Proffesional Activity

2015        Co-organizer of Focus session Structural Dynamics in nanoscale materials probed by ultrashort electron pulses, at the DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin 15.-20.3. 2015.
2014  Co-organizer of the Photoinduced Phase transitions and Cooperative Phenomena (PIPT-5), Bled 8-13 June, 2014 
2010  Co-organizer of the Collaborative Workshop: Charge Density Waves: Small Scales and Ultrashort Time, Oct. 28-31, Vukovar, Croatia
2006  Co-organizer of the Gordon Research Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena in Cooperative Systems, February 5-10, 2006, Santa Ynez Valley Marriott, Buellton, CA.
2004  Co-editor: "Molecular nanowires and other quantum objects", published by Kluwer, 2004.
2003  Co-organizer of the NATO ARW "Molecular nanowires and other quantum objects", Bled, Slovenia, Sep. 7-10, 2003.


Journals: Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Communications, Science, Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, Europhysics Letters, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, International Journal of Mod. Physics B, Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, J. Electr. Spectroscopy, New J. of Physics

Funding Agencies: DFG, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, SNF, Gordon Research Conferences, NSF, DOE-BES, FOM, NRF South Africa

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