|Dr. Franz-Josef Elmer|
|1957||born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany|
|1964-67||Visiting public schools and high schools in Frankfurt am Main and Dieburg, Germany.|
|1976||Finishing high school with the Abitur degree.|
Studying physics at the
Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany.
Title of the Diploma thesis: Markovian Approximations of Robertson's Theory
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. E. Fick
|1981-86||Assistant and PhD student of Prof. E. Fick at the Institut für Festköphysik at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.|
|1987|| Achieving the degree Dr. rer. nat. (equivalent to a PhD)
at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.
Title of the thesis: Spatial Pattern Formation due to Ferromagnetic Resonance Instability
|1987-96||Post-doc assistant of Prof. H. Thomas at the Institut für Physik at the Universität Basel, Switzerland.|
|1991||Research fellow at the University of California at San Diego by Prof. H. Suhl. Grant from the Volkswagenstiftung.|
|1993||Achieving the Habilitation degree (i.e., venia docendi) in Theoretical Physics at the Universität Basel.|
|Aug.-Sept. 1995||Research guest at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt by Prof. H. Sauermann.|
|Feb.-March 1997||Research guest at the University of Tel Aviv by Prof. J. Klafter.|
|1997/98||Research fellow at the Max-Planck Institut für Strömungsforschung in Göttingen by Prof. T. Geisel.|
|1998-2007||Software developer in various companies in Basel.|
|since 2007||Software developer at the Center for Information Sciences and Databases a part of the Biosystems Science and Engineering of the ETH Zürich.|
Since 1988 I am married to Dr. Stefanie Stadler. She is working in developmental psychology of music. We have two kids a son (born 1989) and a daughter (born 1991).