Passion for Interfaces and Music

Dr. Christopher Stein in Portrait

© Bettina Engel-Albustin

Chemistry or physics? Dr. Christopher Stein had a hard time deciding which subject to study. Today, the theorist combines both: As a returnee to NRW, the future professor in the Faculty of Physics studies interface and surface phenomena and proves to his students how exciting fundamental research can be.

In the two-part interview, he talks about his stays in Switzerland and the USA, what makes good lecturing for him, and why the UDE was the best choice for his research.