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Dean Faculty of Physics (two terms)

University of Vienna, Austria

Oct 2018 – Sep 2022
Management: personnel, infrastructure, third-party funding, strategy, development

Vice Dean Faculty of Physics (two terms)

University of Vienna, Austria

Dec 2014 – Sep 2018
Management: infrastructure

Mercator Visiting Professor

U Osnabrück, Germany

Nov 2003 – Aug 2004
Excellence professorship of the German physical society.
Research and teaching: unconventional photosensitive materials

Professor extraordinarius

University of Vienna, Austria

Mar 2003 – Oct 2033
Research, teaching, management: neutron optics, polymer dispersed liquid crystals, nanoparticle polymer composites, neutron diffractive optical elements

University Assistant

U Vienna, Austria

Oct 1997 – Feb 2003
Research and teaching: photorefractive media, holography, electrooptic materials, neutron interferometry


U Vienna, Austria

Apr 1993 – Sep 1997
Research: structural phase transitions, dielectric spectroscopy


AVL Graz & U Vienna, Austria

Jan 1989 – Mar 1993
Research: crystal growth, X-ray topography

Projects - third party funding

Principal Investigator or co-PI

  • Light-induced structures for (ultra)cold neutron optics” (R. A. Rupp/M. Fally) FWF P20265 start: 2008-2013 P-20265
  • Holographically patterned superparamagnetic nanoparticle-polymer composites (M. Fally, I. Drevenšek Olenik et al , ÖAD-WTZ Slovenia-Austria 2011-2012
  • “Holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals for photonics and neutron optics”, (M. Fally) FWF, 2006-2011 P-18988-N16
  • “Photonic structures from Polymer-Liquid Crystal composites”, (M. Fally, I. Drevenšek Olenik et al.) ÖAD, WTZ Slovenia-Austria 2007-2008
  • Photorefraction in centrosymmetric crystals”, ( M. Fally) FWF, P-15642-PHY, start: 2002-2006
  • “Photorefractive materials and phenomena for light and neutrons”, (M. Fally & L. Kovács et al.) ÖAD, WTZ Hungary-Austria, start: 2004-2006
  • “Holographic recording in photo-polymerizable liquid crystalline media”, (M. Fally & I. Drevenšek et al.) ÖAD, WTZ Slovenia-Austria, start: 2004-2006
  • “Unkonventionelle photorefraktive Prozesse in zentrosymmetrischen Kristallen”, (M. Fally) Mercator Gastprofessur der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, OS-5512-1 (102003-07/2004)
  • “A neutron interferometer built of holographic gratings”, (R.Rupp & M.Fally) FWF, P-14614-PHY (2000-2004)
  • “Minerals and synthetic crystals for optical applications”, (M. Fally & L. Kovács et al .) ÖAD, WTZ Hungary-Austria (2002-2003)
  • “Metastable photoexcited states in magnetic garnets” (R.Rupp & M.Fally) INTAS 97-0366 (INTAS) (1998-2001)