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Mag. DDr. Stefan THURNER Professor and Head, Section for Science of Complex Systems, Medical University of Vienna; President, Complexity Science Hub Vienna


1993 Magister rer.nat. (MS in Theoretical Physics), University of Vienna (honors)
1995 Dr.techn. (PhD in Theoretical Physics), Vienna University of Technology (honors)
, 1996 Guest Researcher, Columbia University, New York
1996 Postdoctoral Position, Humboldt University, Berlin
1996-1997 Research Associate, Boston University, Boston
1998-1999 Postdoctoral Position, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
1999-2001 Tenure track position (Universitätsassistent), University of Vienna
2001 Dr.rer.soc.oec. (PhD in Financial Economics), University of Vienna (honors)
Habilitation (Theoretical Physics), Vienna University of Technology
2001-2004 Associate Professor (a.o. Universitätsprofessor, tenure), University of Vienna
2004-2009 Associate Professor, Medical University Vienna
2007 Fellow, Collegium Budapest
since 2007 External Professor, Santa Fe Institute
since 2009 Full Professor for Science of Complex Systems, Medical University Vienna
since 2010 Senior Researcher, IIASA, Laxenburg
since 2015 Visiting Professor Nanyang Technologica University, Singapur
President of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna
2017 Visiting Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford


Member of Senior Common Room Magdalen College, Oxford
Chamber music concerts, clarinetist of the Dilletanti Mvsici, since 1992


About 200 publications in journals as PNAS, Physical Review Letters, Scientific Reports, Theoretical Biology, Physical Review D and E, Nuclear Physics B, J Quantitative Finance, Neuroimage, J Pathology, PLoS ONE, Europhysics Letters, Histochemical Cell Biology, Physica A, Applied Bioinformatics or J Banking of Finance. Publications cover quantum chromodynamics, complex systems, medical- and biophysics, network theory, stochastic processes, systemic risk, financial economics, evolutionary dynamics, innovation dynamics
Holding two patents