His research deals with mathematical and theoretical questions in quantum field theory, gravity and string theory, with a special focus on two-dimensional conformal field theories and higher-spin extensions of gravity.
Junior Staff, 2006-2016
MPI for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam
Ecole Polytechnique, IHES, ETH
PhD in Theoretical Physics, 2002
Humboldt University Berlin
For a full list of publications check out Inspire.
For current teaching at University of Vienna see this link.
Previous lecture courses:
Winter Term 2015: Linear Algebra for Physicists (Humboldt University Berlin)
Winter Term 2014: Conformal Field Theory (Humboldt University Berlin)
Summer Term 2014: General Relativity (Humboldt University Berlin)
Winter Term 2010: Supersymmetry (Humboldt University Berlin)
Summer Term 2009: String Theory (Humboldt University Berlin)
Summer Term 2008: String Theory (Humboldt University Berlin)
Winter Term 2007: Conformal Field Theory (University of Potsdam)
Lecture Series at Summer Schools:
2013: Lecture Series on Higher-spin AdS3/CFT2 correspondence at Galileo Galilei Institute (Florence) for the school on Higher spins, strings and duality
2008: Lecture Series on Conformal field theory at MPI for Gravitational Physics Potsdam for the school String-Steilkurs