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Prof. Dr. Ulf-G. Meißner

Chair for Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Curriculum Vitae:   (PDF version available in English)
Also see the profile of Prof. Meißners at the website of the Helmholtz-Institut für Strahlen- und Kernphysik and the Forschungszentrum Jülich 

Areas of Expertise in Research and Teaching

Symmetry breaking and vacuum structure of QCD, Non–perturbative structure of the nucleon, Nuclear lattice simulations, Resonance properties from lattice field theory, Photo–nucleon and photo–nuclear physics, Effective field theory for nuclear forces & nuclei, Baryon chiral perturbation theory, Isospin violation and quark masses, Chiral perturbation theory beyond one loop, Radiative corrections for hadronic processes, Chiral extrapolations for lattice QCD, Baryon resonances in lattice QCD, Nuclear forces and few-nucleon systems, Chiral, scale and trace anomalies, Hadronic parity violation, Hadrons at finite temperature and density, Baryon form factors, Dispersion relations and their applications, Hadronic atoms, Hadronic B and J/ψ decays, Heavy-light quark systems, Charmonium and bottomonium transitions, Effective Lagrangians for electroweak symmetry breaking, Stochastic quantization of quantum field theories, Models of chiral symmetry breaking and dynamical mass generation, Topological solitons / Skyrmions, Casimir effects.



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  • Address: Nußallee 14–16, 53115 Bonn
  • Office hours: Mo–Fr  9–17

Teaching Duties in Summer Semester 2018

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Academic CV (Excerpt)

  • 1984
    PhD, SUNY at Stony Brook, USA. Advisor: Gerry Brown
  • 1988
    Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, Universität Regensburg
  • 10/1996-12/2002

    Division leader at the Institute for Nuclear Physics, Forschungszentrum Jülich, and Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

  • 04/2002-09/2002

    Visiting Professor at the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Österreich

  • since 01/2003

    Chair of Theoretical Nuclear Physics at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

  • since 01/2003

    Director of the Theory Department at the Helmholtz-Instituts für Strahlen- und Kernphysik, Universität Bonn

  • since 2003

    Director of the Institute for Nuclear Physics (IKP-3, Strong Interaction Theory), Forschungszentrum Jülich

  • 2004-2008

    Speaker of SFB/TR 16 "Subnuclear Structure of Matter", Universitäten Bonn, Bochum, Giessen

  • since 2008

    Co-Director at the Bethe Center for Theoretical Physics, Universität Bonn

  • 2008-2016

    Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universität Bonn

  • since 2010

    Director of the Institute for Advanced Simulation (IAS-4, Strong Interaction Theory), Forschungszentrum Jülich

  • since 2012
    Initiator and speaker of the German-Chinese SFB/TR 110 "Symmetries and the Emergence of Structure in QCD", Universität Bonn, RUB, TUM, FZ Jülich, Peking University, IHEP/CAS, ITP/CAS

  • since 2017

    Co-Director at the Center for Science and Thought, Universität Bonn

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