Dr. Alex Nielsen

Dr. Alex Nielsen

Dr. Alex Nielsen


Senior Scientist


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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Career

2011-present       Research scientist, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (AEI),
                          Hanover, Germany
2009-2011           Humboldt Fellowship, Max Planck Institute 
for Gravitational Physics (AEI),
                          Potsdam, Germany
2007-2009           Post-doctoral fellow, Center for Theoretical Physics,
                          Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2004-2007           Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, University of Canterbury
1998-1999           M.Sc. (Distinction), Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces,
                          Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
1994-1997           B.Sc. (First Class Honours), Physics with Theoretical Physics,
                          Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Research Interests

Black holes, neutron stars, gravitational waves, gravitational horizons, curved space quantum field theory, gravitational wave data analysis, dark matter, dark energy

Organizational Unit (Department, Group, Facility):

  • Location Hannover
  • Observational Relativity and Cosmology
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