Dr. Matthias Krack

Deputy lab head / Group leader
Multiscale Materials Modelling Group >>
Building/Room: OHSA/D07

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland

  • Work package leader WP2 in the Horizon 2020 project INSPYRE, since 2017
  • Participation in WP5 of the Horizon 2020 project SOTERIA, since 2015
  • Co-applicant SNF project: Detailed understanding of metal adsorption on clay minerals obtained by combining atomistic simulations and X-ray absorption spectroscopy, since 2015
  • CSCS project: First-principle molecular dynamics simulation of Cu3N, since 2016
  • CSCS project: Simulation of Radiation Damage in Nuclear Materials, 2013 – 2016
  • Web responsible Internet/Intranet, Research Department Nuclear Energy and Safety, since 2014
  • Sub-project leader within the STARS Programme, since 2014
  • CP2K code development (member of the developer team since 1999)
  • Development of EPRI's fuel performance code Falcon

Academic Education

  • Studies in chemistry, University of Hannover, Germany, 1983 – 1989
  • Diploma in chemistry, University of Hannover, 1989
  • Doctorate in Theoretical Chemistry, University of Hannover, 1989 – 1993

Employment History

  • Research assistant, University of Hannover, 1988 – 1989
  • Research associate (Theoretical Chemistry), University of Hannover, 1990 – 1998
  • Research associate, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, 1998 – 2001
  • Senior research associate, ETH Zurich (CSCS), Lugano, 2001 – 2007
  • Materials scientist, PSI, Villigen, 2007 – 2015
  • Head of Fuel Modelling Group at PSI, 2015 – 2017
  • Head of Multiscale Materials Modelling Group at PSI, since Jan 2018