Professor and University Research Chair

Achim Kempf


  • Born: in the Universität Heidelberg (founded 1386) 
  • Education: Universities of Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Munich. State and federal scholarships from Land Baden-Wuerttemberg (LGFG) and Studienstiftung.
  • Student Life: worked on weekends, used the spring breaks (which lasted from mid-February to mid-April) for 2-months long backpacking trips in South America, Africa and Asia.
  • Postdoc: DAMTP, Cambridge (and stipendiary College Research Fellow) and IFT, University of Florida

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University of Waterloo
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