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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