Deutsch Intern
Theoretical Physics III

Prof. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger

Prof. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger

97074 Würzburg
Building: M1
Room: 2.022
Phone: 0931 31 85304

Research interests:

  • Quantum field theory
  • Applications of AdS/CFT:
    • in condensed matter and elementary particle physics
    • to non-equilibrium systems
  • Foundations of AdS/CFT:
    • Conformal field theory
    • Higher spin dualities
    • Quantum information and black holes
  • String Theory

Scientific career:

  • Since October 2016: Full professor for Theoretical Physics, Julius 
    Maximilians University Wuerzburg.
  • 2014: Honorary professor, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU).
  • 2005-2016: Research group leader, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich.
  • 2004: Habilitation, Humboldt University Berlin.
  • 2001-2005: `Emmy Noether' research group leader, Institute for Physics, 
    Humboldt University Berlin.
  • 1999-2001: Postdoctoral researcher, Massachusetts Institute of 
    Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  • 1996-1999: Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Theoretical Physics, 
    Leipzig University
  • 1996: PhD degree, University of Cambridge, England, UK.
  • 1993-1996: PhD student, University of Cambridge, England, Department of 
    Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) and Trinity College. 
    Thesis supervisor: Professor Hugh Osborn.
  • 1992-1993: Part III Course, University of Cambridge, England.
  • 1992: `Diplom' degree, Hamburg University. `Diplom' thesis advisor: 
    Prof. Dr. K. Scharnberg.
  • 1987-1992: Student, Physics Department, Hamburg University.
  • 1987: European Baccalaureate, European School Brussels II.


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