Stijn van Tongeren

S. van Togeren

Stages of scientific work

  • since 2018 Emmy Noether group leader, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 2013 – 18 Postdoctoral researcher, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 2009 – 13 PhD candidate, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Research interests

Integrable models, AdS/CFT, exact methods in QFT and string theory, dualities.

Four personal questions

  • When I was 18 I wanted to …
    … learn more science of all kinds.
  • A perfect working day starts with…
    … a cup of nice tea and no admin emails.
  • Before I am going to retire I would like to …
    … teach a course with several hundred students.
  • My advise to my students is …
    … focus on your project, but also occasionally take a step back to consider the bigger picture.