Prof. Dr. Claus Kiefer
University of Cologne

Source: University of Cologne
Claus Kiefer, who conducts research on the theory of quantum gravity and the fundamentals of quantum physics, studied in Heidelberg and Vienna. After his doctorate in Heidelberg, he moved to the University of Zurich in 1989 and to the University of Freiburg in 1993, where he qualified as a professor. Since 2001 he has been Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Cologne.

He is active in the German Physical Society, among other things, as a board member and chairman of the division Gravity and Relativity as well as a full member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts.