Markus Müller

Group Leader

Müller Group


Telephone: +43 (1) 51581 - 9530

Room: 1.08

Biographical sketch

Professional Status

2017-present: Junior Research Group Leader, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) Vienna, Austria.

Visiting Fellow, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada.

2015–2017: Assistant Professor (tenure track), Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Associate Faculty member, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada.

Canada Research Chair in the Foundations of Physics.

2013–2015: Junior Research Group Leader, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University, Germany. 

2010–2013: Postdoc at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada.

2007–2008: Postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig

2004–2010: Research Assistant in Mathematical Physics (“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter”), TU Berlin.


2007: Dr. rer. nat., Technische Universität Berlin. Title: Quantum Kolmogorov Complexity and the Quantum Turing Machine. Supervisor: Prof. Ruedi Seiler (Mathematical Physics).

2004: Diploma in physics, Technische Universität Berlin.

1998-2004: Studies of physics and mathematics in Erlangen, Stony Brook (USA), and Berlin.


    2018/19: Quantum correlations and generalized probabilistic theories: an introduction, University of Vienna

    2017: Invited one-week course on Quantum Foundations, “Heidelberg Graduate Days”, University of Heidelberg, Germany. 

    2015-2017: Two courses in Basic Logic and Statistical Physics, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    2013-2015: Several courses in quantum thermodynamics, Quantum correlations and generalized probabilistic theories, Quantum Information Theory at Heidelberg University, Germany 

    2004-2010:  Organization of the exercises and tutorials of several courses in Mathematics, Algebra and Mathematical Physics


    Journal Publication (12)

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