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Dr. Markus ASPELMEYER Professor of Physics, University of Vienna


1998 Diploma (Dipl.-Phys.) in Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich
2000 Bachelor (Bakk.-Phil.) in Philosophy, Munich School of Philosophy, Germany
2002 Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany
2002-2006 PostDoc (Feodor-Lynen Fellow) and Assistant Professor (Univ.-Ass.), Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
2005-2009 Research Scientist, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
since 2009 Professor of Physics (Full Professor), Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria


Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Elected Fellow of the World Technology Network
Elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society


Remote quantum entanglement between two micromechanical oscillators. Nature 556, 473-477 (2018)
Cavity cooling of an optically levitated nanoparticle. PNAS 11, 14180-14185 (2013)
Tenfold reduction of Brownian noise in high-reflectivity optical coatings. Nature Photonics 7, 644-650 (2013)
Probing Planck-scale physics with quantum optics. Nature Physics 8, 393-397 (2012)


Science Prize of the City of Vienna (2017)
Berthold Leibinger Innovation Prize (2016)
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award (2010)
Fresnel Prize of the European Physical Society (2007)