Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


Name & Function

Institution & Position

Result & Time

Dr. Frank Beyrau, Mentor

Imperial College London, Mech. Eng. Dept., London, UK, Senior Lecturer

Accepted – November 2008

Dr. Alexandre Douplik, Mentor

Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, Associate Professor

Accepted – August 2011

Dr. Andreas P. Fröba, Mentor

FAU – SAOT, Juniorprofessor

Accepted – February 2008

Prof. Dr. Andreas P. Fröba, Mentor

Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, Chaired Associate Professor

Declined – July 2010


FAU – SAOT, W2-Professur Adv. Opt. Techn.

Accepted – August 2010

Dr. Johannes Kiefer, Mentor

University of Aberdeen, Chemical Eng. Dept., Aberdeen, Scottland, UK, Lecturer

Accepted – January 2010

Dr. Robin N. Klupp Taylor, Mentor

FAU – EAM, Juniorprofessor

Accepted – 2009

TU-München - W2 Professur Declined - July 2014
FAU - W2 Professur Nansostrukturierte Partikel Accepted - July 2014

Prof. Dr. Achim Langenbucher, Mentor

Universität des Saarlandes, W3 Professur für Experimentelle Opthamologie

Accepted – 2008

Dr. Marion Merklein, Mentor

Universität des Saarlandes, W3 Professur für Fertigungstechnik

Declined – November 2007


University of Strathclyde and Advanced Forming Research Centre, Glasgow, Scotland, Chair Professor

Declined – April 2008


FAU – MB, W3-Professur für Fertigungstechnologie

Accepted – April 2008

Prof. Dr. Marion Merklein, Principal Investigator Clemson University South Carolina USA Declined - Juni 2014

Priv. Doz. Dr. Dr. Emeke Nkenke, Mentor

FAU – Medizin, W2-Professur für Mund-Kiefer-Gesichtschirurgie

Accepted – Januar 2009

Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale)-Klinikdirektor für Mund-, Kiefer-, und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie


Priv.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Otto, Principal Investigator

Technische Universität Wien, Ordinarius für Hochleistungslasertechnik

Accepted – April 2011

Dr. Michael Schmidt Mentor

FAU – MB, W3-Professur für Photonische Technologien

Accepted – March 2009

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Thomas Seeger, Mentor

Universität Siegen, W3-Professur für Technische Thermodynamik

Accepted – November 2010

Prof. Dr. Ekaterina Shamonina, Principal Investigator

Imperial College London, Dept. Electrical and Electronical Engineering, London, UK, Reader in Metamaterials

Accepted - February 2011

Prof. Dr. Lothar Wondraczek, Associate Investigator Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Chair Professorship (W3) Glaschemie II Accepted - October 2012
Prof. Dr. Jana Zaumseil, Principal Investigator Universität Heidelberg - W3 für Angewandte Pghysikalische Chemie Accepted - August 2014



SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.