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Alexander Schlaich


Independent Junior Research Group Leader for Multiscale Materials Modeling


Universitätsstraße 32
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 227b

Office Hours

Consultation by appointment


  • Transport properties in porous media, hydrodynamic breakdown, continuum models at the nanoscale.
  • Electrostatic interactions in nano-confinement.
  • Charge transport in porous materials for improved electrode materials in energy storage.
  • Prediction of meso-/macroscale properties from molecular interactions.
  • Surface interactions, hydration forces, mechanical properties and surface chemistry.
  • Interactions between lipid bilayers and biological relevance of membrane composition.
  • Since Oct. 2021: Independent Junior Research Group Leader with SimTech, University of Stuttgart/Germany
  • Jul-Dec 2020: Senior Postdoctoral Researcher/Group Leader, Insitute for Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart/Germany (Supervisor: Christian Holm)
  • 2017-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique (LiPhy), CNRS, Université Grenoble-Alpes/France (Supervisor: Benoit Coasne)
  • 2012-2017: Doctoral researcher, Freie Univerität Berlin/Germany (Supervisor: Roland R. Netz)
  • 2005-2012: Studies of physics (Dipl.-Phys.), University of Stuttgart/Germany
  • Computer simulations of complex liquids at interfaces and in confinement.
  • Monte-Carlo, Molecular Dynamics and advanced free energy methods.
  • Statistical physics and classical thermodynamics at the interface between chemical physics, physical chemistry, materials science and biology.
  • Coarse-graining and implicit solvent methods.
  • Data-driven approaches for effective properties of hierarchical porous materials.

to be listed soon


  • Participating Researcher
  • Junior Research Group Leader
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