Dr. Tim Langen has been elected Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE). The Young Academy of Europe (YAE) is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, advocacy, and science policy. It aims at functioning as a European platform fostering interdisciplinary and international scientific exchange, collaboration, and knowledge transfer among its members and beyond borders.
Dr. Tim Langen studied physics in Mainz, Marseille, Paris and Vienna. Already during his PhD he made important contributions to experimental quantum physics and received several international awards for his work. Subsequently, he was awarded a fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to work at JILA (Boulder, USA). Since 2017, he is leading a research group at the University of Stuttgart, where he studies the quantum physics of atoms and molecules at temperatures close to absolute zero.