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Martin Bojowald (born 18 February 1973 in Jülich) is a German physicist who now works on the faculty of the Penn State Physics Department,[1] where he is a member of the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos.[2] Prior to joining Penn State he spent several years at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics[3] in Potsdam, Germany. He works on loop quantum gravity and physical cosmology and is credited with establishing the sub-field of loop quantum cosmology.

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PositionsEdit

  • Presently: Professor of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos[4]
  • January 2006 - June 2009: Assistant Professor of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos
  • September 2003 - December 2005: Junior Staff Scientist, Albert-Einstein-Institut
  • September 2000 - August 2003: Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, The Pennsylvania State University

EducationEdit

  • June 2000: PhD at RWTH Aachen in Germany (with distinction), supervisor: Prof. Hans A. Kastrup
  • July 1998 - August 2000: Fellow of the DFG-Graduate College "Strong and electroweak interactions at high energies"
  • June 1998: Diploma, RWTH Aachen (with distinction), supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans A. Kastrup
  • April 1995 - June 1998: Fellow of the German Merit Foundation
  • October 1993 - June 2000: RWTH Aachen

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PennState". Retrieved 2011-02-04.
  2. ^ "PennState Gravitation & the Cosmos". Retrieved 2011-02-04.
  3. ^ "AEI". Archived from the original on 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2011-02-04.
  4. ^ http://www.phys.psu.edu/people/mob6

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