Iranian Researcher Becomes Academic Director in Max Planck Institute

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 15:57

The Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) at Göttingen, Germany has recently appointed Oxford University theoretical physicist Prof. Ramin Golestanian as a new Director, and he is currently in the process of establishing the Department of Living Matter Physics.

According to MPG official website, the new department will engage in a wide range of theoretical research aimed at a multi-scale understanding of the dynamics of living systems from a physical perspective.

Ramin Golestanian (born on 26 February 1971) obtained his BSc from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, and his MSc and PhD from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS) in Zanjan.

Ramin Golestanian is elected Fellow of the American Physical Society and the Institute of Physics, and recipient of the Holweck Medal of the Société Française de Physique and the Institute of Physics, EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize, Martin Gutzwiller Fellowship of the MPI-PKS, Nakamura Lecturer Award of UCSB, and 50th-Anniversary Most Distinguished Alumni Award of Sharif University of Technology.

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