Following undergraduate studies in Physics in Hamburg, Stefan Tautz obtained a MPhil in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Low Temperature Physics, both at the University of Cambridge. After a post-doc at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, he took up a position at TU Ilmenau in Germany. In 2001, he became Associate Professor of Physics at International University Bremen (as of 2007: Jacobs University), from where he moved to Forschungszentrum Jülich to become director of the Peter Grünberg Institute and Professor at RWTH Aachen University in 2007. His research interest is Quantum Nanoscience.
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