ERC Advanced Grant Evgeny Epelbaum
Physiker Evgeny Epelbaum

Grantee Professor Evgeny Epelbaum

Professor Evgeny Epelbaum heads the Chair of Theoretical Physics – Hadron and Particle Physics at Ruhr University and has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant.

Evgeny Epelbaum studied physics at the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and at Ruhr University Bochum. In 2000, he was awarded his PhD degree, which he had completed at Ruhr University and Forschungszentrum Jülich. He then worked as a postdoctoral researcher at these two institutions and at the Paris-Sud University. From 2003 to 2006, Epelbaum conducted research as Nathan Isgur Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jefferson Laboratory in Newport News, Virginia (USA). He then headed a Helmholtz Young Investigators Group at Forschungszentrum Jülich and at the University of Bonn until 2011, where he also held a temporary professorship in theoretical physics for four years. Evgeny Epelbaum has been Professor of Theoretical Physics – Hadron and Particle Physics, at Ruhr University Bochum since 2010.

His ERC project starts in 2021.

Nuclear Theory from First Principles

We generally take for granted that the particles inside atomic nuclei stick together. However, the interactions between the nuclear constituents are, for the most part, not fully understood.


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