Frank Noé did a B.Sc. in electrical engineering in Stuttgart in 1999. He worked in an artificial intelligence startup company in Frankfurt, and then moved to Cork, Ireland where he obtained his M.Sc. in computer science in 2002. Frank completed his Ph.D. in Biophysics with Jeremy Smith at University of Heidelberg in 2006. In 2007, he started his research group at the Matheon research center at Freie Universität Berlin, and received tenure in 2013 in the same location, where he holds an interdisciplinary chair between Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Frank recieved two awards of the European Research Council, an ERC starting grant in 2012 and a ERC consolidator grant in 2017. He is adjunct professor at the Chemistry department of Rice University since 2015.