Peter Philipp Orth

Peter P. Orth

  • Associate Professor
2021 - Present: Associate Professor at Iowa State University
2017 - Present: Scientist at Ames Laboratory
2016 - 2021: Assistant Professor at Iowa State University
2015 - 2016: Postdoc at University of Minnesota with Prof. Rafael Fernandes
2012 - 2015: Head of independent Young Investigator Group at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011 - 2015: Postdoc at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with Prof. Joerg Schmalian
2011: Ph.D. at Yale University, advisor Prof. Karyn Le Hur. Title "Dissipative dynamics and novel quantum phases in strongly correlated cold-atom mixtures"
2007: Diploma in Physics and Otto-Haxel Prize for Best Diploma at Heidelberg University, Germany. Title "Negative Refraction in dense atomic gases"

Area of Expertise: Theoretical condensed matter physics


Contact Info

A521 Zaffarano
2323 Osborn Dr.


  • Ph.D., Physics, Yale University, 2011
  • Diploma, Physics, Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 2007