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PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Dipl.-Phys. Tobias A.F. König

Professional Education

  • Professional development technician (Berufsausbildung) in communication electronics at Deutsche Telekom AG (1998),
  • Civilian service (1999) and
  • Qualifying for university admission via continuation education (2001)

Scientific Degrees and Authorities

  • Admission as an independent examiner and reviewer for doctoral procedures by TU Dresden Young Investigator status
  • Privatdozent (PD) in Physical Chemistry, Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden, 2021), School of Science, Lehrbefugnis, venia docendi
  • Dr. rer. nat. habil. (Dr. habil.) in Physical Chemistry, Dresden University of Technology (2020), Habilitation, Lehrbefähigung, facultas docendi
  • Dr. rer. nat. (Dr.) in Physical Chemistry, University of Freiburg (2011)
  • Diplom-Physics (Dipl.-Phys.), University of Hamburg and University of Karlsruhe (2008)

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)


  • Richard Zsigmondy Scholarship of the German Colloid Society (2021)
  • Freigeist-Fellow VolkswagenStiftung (since 2018)
  • TU Dresden Young Investigator (accepted by the faculty as an assessor and examiner in doctoral procedures)
  • Poster Prize, Zsigmondy Colloquium Saarbrücken, PhD student Max J. Schnepf (2017)
  • Poster Prize, Chemical and Polymer Physics Division (CPP), German Physical Society (DPG), Regensburg, Germany, PhD student Anja Maria Steiner (second reviewer)