|Since March 2005||Research Group Leader (W2) at the Max Planck Institute for Physics (Werner Heisenberg-Institut), Munich|
|September 2001 – March 2005||Junior Reseach Group leader within the "Emmy Noether" programme of DFG at Humboldt University, Berlin|
|September 1999 – August 2001||Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|December 1996 – August 1999||Postdoctoral Fellow at Leipzig University|
|October 1993 – November 1996||
PhD student at University of Cambridge, England; Supervisor: Professor Hugh Osborn.
You may download my thesis here.
|October 1992 – September 1993||Part III student at University of Cambridge|
|October 1987 – September 1992||Student at Hamburg University|
|September 1975 – July 1987||Pupil at European School Brussels II, Belgium|
In July 2014 I was named Professor at Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich.
In June 2014 I gave an overwiew talk on gauge/gravity duality at the international conference `Strings 2014' in Princeton, NJ.
In 2008 I was awarded the "Prof. Bernhard Hess prize" of Regensburg University.
From 2007 - 2012, I was an editor of Europan Physical Journal C.