Prof. Steffen Glaser

Professional career

Since 1999

Technische Universität München

Associate Professorship of Organic Chemistry



Institut für Organische Chemie, J. W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt
Lecturer (Privatdozent) and research group leader



Institut für Organische Chemie, J. W. Goethe Universität, Frankfurt

Projekte: Design of crafted multiple-pulse NMR experiments for the analysis of biological macromolecules

in the lab of Prof. C. Griesinger.

Qualification: Habilitation



Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. G. Drobny

Two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy of proteins, DNA and protein-DNA complexes; simulation and computer-aided design of multiple-pulse NMR experiments  



Max Planck Institut für Medizinische Forschung, Heidelberg, Germany

Projekte: Structure elucidation of the HPr protein with the help of two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy, development of computer programs for spectral simplification and automatic assignment of multi-dimensional NMR spectra

Research advisor: Prof. H.-R. Kalbitzer

Qualification: Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D.), "summa cum laude" (Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg)




Ruprecht Karls Universität, Heidelberg

Diploma thesis:
Laser spectroscopy with photon echoes

Research advisors: Prof. K. P. Dinse and Prof. K. H. Hausser

Qualification: Diploma in physics


Summer 1998
Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology (CARB)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Rockville, MD, USA
Research in the lab of Prof. J. Marino

Summer 2002, Summer 2004
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Division of Applied Sciences
Visiting professor in the group of Prof. N. Khaneja

Spring and summer 2009
University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Department of Chemistry and Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics (KITP)
Visiting professor in the group of Prof. Songi Han

Awards and Honors

2011: Chinese Academy of Sciences
Visiting Professorship for Senior International Scientists

2010: Winner team of the Innovationswettbewerb Medizintechnik, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (together with colleagues from TU Munich, GE Global Research and RAPID Biomedical): "New Technologies for hyperpolarised 13C metabolic imaging"

2002: Award for good teaching
(Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst)

1994-1999: Heisenberg-Stipendium
(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)

1992-1994: Habilitations-Stipendium
(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)

1990-1992: Liebig-Stipendium
(Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, FCI)

1987-1988: NATO Forschungsstipendium
(Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD)


  • since 2021   Munich Quantum Valley initiative, speaker of consortium K8 (Hardware-Adapted Theory)

Advisory board

Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

Journal of Magnetic Resonance (since 2017)