Planets Prof. Dr. Oliver Kühn

Head of Group

phone: 0381-498-6950
mail: oliver.kuehn(at)
office: 131

Publications: Google Scholar

Education & Degrees

2000 Habilitation in Theoretical Chemistry, Freie Unversität Berlin
1995 Promotion, "Dr. rer. nat." in Theoretical Physics, Humboldt Universität Berlin
1990 Diploma, "Dipl.-Phys.", Humboldt Universität Berlin
1985/90 Studies of Physics, Humboldt Universität Berlin


2023- Dean of the Faculty for Mathematics and Science
2016/23 Vice Dean of the Faculty for Mathematics and Science
2012/16 Managing Director of the Institute of Physics
2008 Professor of Theoretical Physics at Universität Rostock
2004/07 Senior Scientist (Oberassistent), Freie Universität Berlin
2002/03 Visiting Associate Professor, Insitute for Molecular Science, Okazaki (Japan)
2001/04 Privatdozent (Lecturer), Freie Unversität Berlin
1997/00 Habilitand, Freie Universität Berlin (with Prof. J. Manz)
1996 Postdoc, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (with Prof. V. Sundström)
1995/96 Postdoc, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., (with Prof. S. Mukamel)
1991/92 Research visit, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.Y., (with Prof. N. J. M. Horing)
1989 Research visit, Leningrad Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences


1989/91 Research scholarship from the Humboldt Universität Berlin
1991/92 NaFöG scholarship from the city of Berlin
1995/96 DAAD postdoc
1997/99 DFG Habilitation scholarship


2020- Elected Member of DFG Fachforum Chemie
2020- Member of Editorial Board of MDPI Molecules [LINK]
2018- Member of the Selection Commitee for the Hellmann Prize of the AGTC [LINK]
2011-2021 Review panel Jugend forscht Mecklenburg-Vorpommern