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Hi, you have reached Jan's place in cyberspace. I am currently an associate professor (W2, tenure track) of physics at the University of Munich. A link to my Munich page is here.

Previously, I worked in the lab of Nynke Dekker in the Department of Bionanoscience at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands as a VENI fellow of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Prior to moving to Holland, I did my PhD with Sebastian Doniach at Stanford. On this page, you will find some information about my research and publications, as well some pictures, links, and things I do for fun.

A few words about myself: I was born in Frankfurt, Germany, subsequently growing up a little north of that, in Kassel. After serving my country for a year working as a paramedic, I studied physics and economics in HeidelbergUppsala and Champaign-Urbana. For my PhD in physics at Stanford, I worked with Sebastian Doniach, Daniel Herschlag, and Vijay Pande on biomolecular simulations and experiments. 

Apart from science, I like traveling and sports, well, and actually quite a few other things. By the way, the picture below shows me near Point Lobos, on the Californian coast.