Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982 – 1989
    Studied physics at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

    1989 – 1994
    Researcher at the Technical University of Munich

  • 1994 – 1996
    Postdoc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

  • 1996 – 1999
    Postdoc at the University of Manchester, UK

  • 1999 – 2001
    Visiting scientist at Tel Aviv University, Israel

  • Since 2002
    Professor of physics at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Selected publications

  • Peixoto, T., Drossel, B.: Boolean Networks with reliable dynamics. In: Phys. Rev. E 80, 2009.

  • Heckmann, M., Drossel, B.: Strong stretching theory for diblock copolymers in thin films. In: J. Chem. Phys. 129, 2008. S. 214903.

  • Drossel, B.: Random Boolean Boolean networks, Review article. In: Reviews of Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity 1, Ed. HG Schuster, 2008.

  • Drossel, B., Mihaljev, T., Greil, F.: Number and length of attractors in a critical kauffman model with connectivity one. In: Physical Review Letters 94, 2005. S. 088701.

  • Greil, F., Drossel, B.: Dynamics of critical kauffman networks uner asychronous stochastic update. In: Physical Review Letters 95, 2005. S. 048701.

  • Drossel, B.: Complex scaling behavior of non-conserved self-organized critical systems. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 2002. S. 238701.

  • Drossel, B.: Biological evolution and statistical physics. In: Adv. Phys. 50, 2001. S. 209.

  • Drossel, B., Higgs, P.G., McKane, A.J.: The influence of predator-prey population dynamics on the long-term evolution of food web structure. In: J. Theor. Biol. 208, 2001. S. 91.

  • Moore, M., Bokil, H., Drossel, B.: Evidence for the droplet picture of spin glasses. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1998. S. 4252.

  • Drossel, B., Schwabl, F.: Self-organized critical forest-fire model. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1992. S. 1629.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • The relationship between theology and the natural sciences


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