University of Vienna

Computational Physics
Andreas Tröster
Faculty of Physics
University of Vienna
Sensengasse 8/9
A-1090 Wien, Austria
phone: +43-1-4277-73292
fax: +43-1-4277-873292
andreas.troester(at)univie.ac.at
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Porträt: Andreas Tröster

Recent Paper

S Ehsan, A Tröster, F Tran, P Blaha

DFT study of the electronic properties and the cubic to tetragonal phase transition in RbCaF3

Physical Review Materials 2 (9) 093610 (2018)

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Personal Information

Date and place of birth: March 8, 1963, Vienna, Austria
Married, two daughters
Address: Hörnesgasse 19/14-15, A-1030 Vienna, Austria

Education

1981 Matura (passed with distinction), BORG Bad Hofgastein (high-school equivalent), Austria
1994 University of Vienna, Austria, Diploma (passed with distinction), Physics
1999 University of Vienna, Austria, PhD (passed with distinction), Physics
2009 Habilitation in the field of "Theorie der kondensierten Materie" at University of Vienna

Professional Experience

1985-1996 Software development for commercial data base applications in the fields of gastronomy, carrying business and office administration
1990-1991 Laboratory work in University crystal growth lab, University of Vienna
1996-2003 employed on various research projects by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF-projects P 10924-PHY (1995-1998) (Disorder and Glass behaviour in Fullerite), P 12226-PHY (1997-2000) (Mesoscopic Structures near Phase Transitions), P 15016 (2001-2003) (New approaches to Strain and Elasticity near Phase Transitions)
2003-2009 University Assistant in the Computational Physics Group at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Vienna
2009-2010 Lecturer at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Vienna
2010-2011 Researcher at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany)
2011-2019 Researcher at the Vienna University of Technology
2018-present University Assistant in the Computational Physics Group at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Vienna

Teaching

Lectures on statistical mechanics, phase transitions and renormalization group for advanced and graduate students (Univ. of Vienna)

Exercises in classical mechanics, thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, electrodynamics and optics for undergraduates (Univ. of Vienna)

Research Interests

  • computer simulations of condensed matter systems
  • statistical mechanics, phase transitions and the renormalization group
  • high pressure physics and strain effects