T. Thonhauser, Ph.D.

Wright Family Professor of Physics
Director, Center for Functional Materials
APS Fellow | Simons Fellow | KITP Scholar
Ranlet and Frank Bell Jr. Fellow

Department of Physics
Wake Forest University
303A Olin Physical Laboratory
P.O. Box 7507
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7507, USA


2001Ph.D. in Physics, advisor C. Ambrosch-Draxl, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Austria
1998B.S. + M.S. in Physics, advisor W. Plessas, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Austria


2019 – presentWright Family Professor of Physics, WFU
2019 – presentProfessor in Physics, WFU
2016 – 2017Visiting Associate Professor in Chemistry, MIT
2014 – 2019Associate Professor in Physics, WFU
2008 – 2014Assistant Professor in Physics, WFU
2006 – 2008Visiting Scientist Appointment and Research Associate at MIT with N. Marzari
2004 – 2007Postdoc at Rutgers with D. Vanderbilt, D. Langreth, and K. Rabe
2002 – 2004Postdoc at Penn State with G.D. Mahan