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Physics of Cognition
Wolfgang Einhäuser-Treyer

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Einhäuser-Treyer

Portrait: Wolfgang Einhäuser-Treyer

Office: 2/P135 (Reichenhainer Strasse 70, Physics Building)

Phone: +49 371 531 31586

Fax: +49 371 531 831586


Academic Functions at TU Chemnitz

Brief CV

  • since 2015  Full professor of “Physics of Cognition”, Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2008-2015 Assistant Professor of Neurophysics, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
  • 2012/2013 Co-convenor of the resident research group “Competition and Priority Control in mind and brain: New perspectives from task-driven vision”, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld, Germany
  • 2007-2008 Senior Postdoc, Institute of Computational Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2005-2006 Postdoc, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
  • 2004-2005 Postdoc, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich
  • 2001-2004 PhD student, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zurich
    • 06/2004 PhD (ETH Zurich)
  • 2000-2001 Student of Physics, ETH Zurich
    • 11/2001 Dipl. Phys. ETH (ETH Zurich)
  • 1997-2000 Student of Physics, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany


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Editorial service

  • Journal of Vision: Editorial Board member (since 2018)
  • PLoS Computational Biology:
    • since 2022: Academic Editor
    • 2016-2022: Deputy Editor
    • 2014-2016: Associate Editor
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: Guest Editor of a special issue on "Competitive Visual Processing Across Space and Time: Attention, Memory, and Prediction" (with Werner X. Schneider and Gernot Horstmann, University of Bielefeld)
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Guest Editor of a theme issue on "Attentional Selection in visual perception, memory and action" (with Werner X. Schneider and Gernot Horstmann, University of Bielefeld)

Reviewer activity

for funding bodies

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Israel Science Foundation (ISF), National Institutes of Health (USA), Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Universität Tübingen (Innovation Grants), University of Vienna (Uni:Doc Programm), US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF)

for peer-reviewed journals

Acta Psychologica, Applied Ergonomics, Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, Biological Psychology, Current Biology, Developmental Psychology, Diagnostica, eLife, Experimental Brain Research, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, iScience, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Journal of Vision, Nature Neuroscience, Neural Computation, Neuroimage, Perception, PLOS One, PNAS, Psychological Research, Psychological Science, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Psychophysiology, Scientific Data, Scientific Reports, Spatial Vision, Transactions on Affective Computing, Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behaviour, Trends in Hearing, Vision Research, Visual Cognition


for peer-reviewed conferences

Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS), European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)