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Tobias A.F. König

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Phys.

Professional Education

  • Apprenticeship to electronic engineer in communication at Deutsche Telekom AG (1998),
  • civilian service (1999) and
  • qualifying for university admission via continuation education (2001)

Scientific Degrees

  • Physics, University of Hamburg and University of Karlsruhe, Diplom,
    Hemmerich (The Institute of Laser Physics)/D. Heitmann (Solid state physics)
  • PhD in Physical Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Svetlana Santer and Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rühe,
    University of Freiburg (2011)

Professional Experience

  • Junior Group Leader at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research (IPF) Dresden and Dresden University of Technology (TUD), Dresden (since 2015)
  • Postdoctoral assistant at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Andreas Fery,
    University of Bayreuth (2014-2015)
  • Postdoctoral assistant at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Prof. Dr. Vladimir V. Tsukruk, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA (2012-2014)


  • Freigeist-Fellow VolkswagenStiftung (since 2018)
  • TU Dresden Young Investigator (accepted by the faculty as an assessor and examiner in doctoral procedures)
  • Principal investigator (PI) within the Cluster of Excellence Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden (cfaed) at TUD. (since 2016)