Current MPA Fellows and Associates


Alexander Basan

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Research interests: Experimental Particle Physics
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Lucia Masetti


Sven Baumholzer

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Research interests: Dark Matter, Baryogenesis, BSM on colliders and structure formation of WDM models
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Pedro Schwaller


Francesca Bonaiti

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Research interests: The nuclear many-body problem, ab initio techniques, electromagnetic nuclear responses, halo nuclei
Research group: Prof. Dr. Sonia Bacca


Patrick Deucher

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Research interests: Neutrino Physics, SHiP Experiment (SBT): Development of novel Scintillators and wavelength-shifting Materials for low-background Particle Experiments
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm


Nataniel Figueroa Leigh

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Research interests: Dark Matter, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Research group: Prof. Dr. Dmitri Budker, HIM


Julian Fischer

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Research interests: Electroweak precision measurements, Development of Trigger algorithms
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Stefan Tapprogge


Konrad Franz

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Research interests: Ultracold neutrons, neutron lifetime, neutron detection
Research group: Prof. Dr. Dieter Ries


Anne Mareike Galda

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Research interests: Physics beyond the Standard Model, Axion-Like Particles, Chiral Perturbation Theory, Standard Model Effective Field Theory
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Matthias Neubert


Jennifer Groth

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Research interests: Photocathodes for accelerators and surface treatment of semiconductors
Research group: Prof. Dr. Kurt Aulenbacher


Felix Marvin Keil

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Research interests: Spectroscopy, New States Of Matter And BSM Physics
Research group: Prof. Dr. Concettina Sfienti


Marius Köppel

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Research interests: FPGA based data acquisition systems, silicon pixel detectors, lepton flavor violation
Research group: Mu3e collaboration, Prof. Dr. Niklaus Berger


Sascha Kromin

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Research interests: Theoretical particle physics, numerical loop calculations, loop-tree duality
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Stefan Weinzierl


Julien Laux

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Research interests: Physiscs Beyond the Standard Model, Axions and Axion-like particles, Z' physics
Research group: THEP, Dr. Felix Yu


Simone Salvatore Li Muli

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Research interests: Nuclear structure, muonic atoms and precision physics
Research group: Prof. Dr. Sonia Bacca


Prisco Lo Chiatto

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Research interests: Physics Beyond the Standard Model, Quantum Field Theory, Non-Perturbative Effects
Research group: THEP, Dr. Felix Yu


David Maksimovic

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Research interests: Core-Collapse Supernovae, Multi-Messenger and Neutrino Astronomy, Gravitational Waves, Machine Learning and AI
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm


Bianka Mecaj

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Research interests: Soft Collinear Effective Field Theory, Factorization Theorems, Glauber Gluons
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Matthias Neubert


Haris Avudaiyappan Murugan

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Research interests: GPU filter farm, camera alignment system, lepton flavour violation, BSM physics
Research group: Mu3e Collaboration, Prof. Dr. Niklaus Berger


Miroslava Mosso Rojas

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Research interests: Supersymmetric localization, gauge theories, string theory, quantum K-theory, mathematical physics
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Hans Jockers


Niloofar Navaieelavasani

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Research interests: Astroparticle physics
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Uwe Oberlack


Saskia Plura

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Research interests: Dark Matter searches, Axions and Axion-like particles, Development of Monte Carlo Generators, Detector simulations
Research group: Prof. Dr. Achim Denig


Patrycja Potępa

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Research interests: Experimental Particle Physics
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Matthias Schott


Aleksandr Pustyntsev

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Research interests: Quantum gravity, gauge theories, quantum anomalies and symmetry breaking
Research group: Prof. Dr. Marc Vanderhaeghen


Hassan Qureshi

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Research interests: Muon Physics, precision BSM physics and Machine learning
Research group: Prof. Dr. Martin Fertl


Nicklas Ramberg

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Research interests: : Beyond standard model physics, Dark matter, early universe cosmology gravitational wave and collider signatures in BSM/Early universe Cosmology
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Pedro Schwaller


Miguel Salg

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Research interests: Lattice QCD, hadronic matrix elements, nuclear structure
Research group: Institute for Nuclear Physics, Theory Group, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wittig


Christiane Scherb

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Research interests: BSM phenomenology, collider physics and dark matter
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Pedro Schwaller


Marvin Schnubel

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Research interests: Soft Collinear Effective Theory, Factorisation Theorems, Axion-Like Particles and Flavour Violation
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Matthias Neubert


Hendrik Schürg

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Research interests: precision laser spetroscopy, cooling and trapping of atomic hydrogen, nuclear charge radii of the lightest elements
Research group: QUANTUM, Prof. Dr. Randolf Pohl


Niklas Schwanemann

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Research interests: Loop-tree duality, numerical loop calculations, resummations
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Stefan Weinzierl


Michel Stillger

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Research interests: Soft Collinear Effective Theory, Factorization and Resummation, Phenomenology of B-mesons
Research group: THEP, Prof. Dr. Matthias Neubert


Rakshya Thapa

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Research interests: Polarized electron source, Polarimetry, Laser technology for accelerators
Research group: Prof. Dr. Kurt Aulenbacher


Jan Weldert

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Research interests: Neutrino and astroparticle physics
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Böser


Daniel Wenz

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Research interests: XENON-Experiment, Dark Matter, Liquid Noble-Gas Time Projection Chambers, Computing and Data Processing, Particle Physics
Research group: ETAP, Prof. Dr. Uwe Oberlack


Noah Yazdandoost

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Research interests: Ultracold Neutrons, neutron electric dipole moment, neutron lifetime
Research group: Prof. Dr. Dieter Ries