Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
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Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Nilles

Founding member of the CST

Curriculum Vitae

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Institute of Physics

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Lectures and Seminars

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Areas of Expertise in Teaching and Research and Academic Career

Areas of Expertise in Teaching and Research
Theoretical elementary particle physics at the intersection of physics and cosmology. This includes physics beyond the Standard Model in the context of supersymmetry, supergravity, grand unified theory, and string theory.

Academic career (excerpt)

  • since 2018
    Senior professor at the University of Bonn
  • since 2017
    Co-founder of the Center for Science and Thought, University of Bonn
  • 2008-2018
    Director of the Bethe Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Bonn
  • 2006-2018
    Deputy speaker of the DFG Transregio 33 "The Dark Universe", Universities of Bonn, Munich (LMU), Heidelberg
  • 2005 and 2010
    Visiting scientist at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • since 10/1997
    Chair of Theoretical Physics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn
  • 1988-1997
    Chair of Theoretical Physics at the Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 1985-1988
    Research Associate at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1979-1981
    Research Associate at SLAC, Stanford University, California, USA

Contact Information

Work Address

University of Bonn
Institute of Physics

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53115 Bonn
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Petra Weiß
Phone: +49 [0]228 73- 3247
Fax: +49 [0]228 73- 7869
E-Mail: weiss@th.physik.uni-bonn.de

Patricia Zündorf
Phone: +49 [0]228 73- 9540
Fax: +49 [0]228 73- 7869
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Nußallee 12 53115 Bonn
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