Dmitry Turchinovich received M.Sc. in Engineering and Technology from St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University and Ioffe Institute (1999), and Ph.D in Physics from the University of Freiburg (2004). In 2005 - 2008 he was postdoc at Utrecht University and at Technical University of Denmark (DTU). From 2008 to 2014 Dmitry Turchinovich served on DTU faculty as Assistant and Associate Professor at the Department of Photonics Engineering. From 2012 to 2017 he was a leader of Ultrafast dynamics & Terahertz Spectroscopy group at Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz. In 2017 Dmitry Turchinovich was appointed Professor of Experimental Physics (W2) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In 2018 he became Full Professor of Experimental Physics (W3) at Bielefeld University.
In 2013 Dmitry Turchinovich was awarded with the European Union Career Integration Grant, and in 2016 he was designated Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA). In 2015 - 2016 he held visiting professorship at Osaka University. Dmitry Turchinovich serves as Associate Editor of Optics Express, and is a member of editorial board of the Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves.
The research interests of Dmitry Turchinovich are ultrafast and terahertz dynamics of charge, lattice and spins in condensed matter systems, and general ultrafast science.