Christian Wolff

Assistant Professor



Short CV


  • 2011: PhD degree in Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Thesis Band Structure Based Analysis of Certain 3D Photonic Crystal Structures, supervisors Prof. Dr. K. Busch (KIT) / Prof. Dr. M. Wegener (KIT)
  • 2008: Diploma in Physics, Universität Karlsruhe. Thesis Wannier Function Generation and Defect Mode Calculation for Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals, supervisors Prof. Dr. K. Busch


  • July 2019 - present: Assistant Professor, SDU.
  • 2017 - 2019: Postdoc, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense.
  • 2013 - 2017: Postdoc, University of Technology, Sydney.
  • 2012 - 2013: Postdoc, Max-Born Institute for nonlinear optics and short pulse spectroscopy, Berlin.
  • 2008 - 2011: Doct. Position, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

Theoretical optics, numerical methods for PDEs, photonic band structure theory, opto-mechanics, non-Hermitian optical systems, light-matter interaction especially beyond local polarization models