On January 29, 2014, Dr. Christoph Pfrommer (TAP-Group) successfully completed the habilitation process at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Heidelberg University. Christoph’s research interests include High-Energy Astrophysics as well as Cosmology, Computational Astrophysics, and Radio- and Gamma-Ray Astronomy. It is the first habilitation attained by a HITSter.
Pfrommers career steps: 1996 Physics studies at the University of Jena, 1999/2000 Graduate Studies in Harvard, diploma thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching near Munich, 2002 Physics diploma in Jena, 2005 Ph.D. from LMU Munich, 2005-2010 Postdoc and research associate at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics in Toronto. In 2010, Christoph Pfrommer joined the TAP group at HITS as a senior researcher