Fabian O. von Rohr obtained his BSc and MSc in chemistry and physics at ETH Zürich. He carried out his Master’s thesis at Princeton University, and received his PhD (Dr. sc. nat.) at the University of Zurich from the Physics Institute for the work he accomplished with Prof. Andreas Schilling, in collaboration with Prof. Reinhard Nesper at ETH Zürich. His PhD thesis was awarded the Mercator Award 2014 and was chosen as one of the best PhD thesis at the University of Zurich. During his postdoctoral research time, he joined the laboratories of Prof. Wolfgang Schnick at the LMU Munich and Prof. Robert J. Cava at Princeton University. Later, he was an independent group leader and SNSF Ambizione fellow at the University of Zurich from 2017 until 2021. From February 2021 until January 2022, he was a SNSF Eccellenza Professor at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Zurich. In February 2022, Fabian von Rohr has joined the Department of Quantum Matter Physics at the University of Geneva as an Associated Professor. Most recently, Fabian von Rohr is the recipient of the Ružička Prize 2021, of the Werner Prize 2022 and of the EU-40 Materials Prize.
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