Cora Uhlemann

Theoretical Cosmology

Curriculum Vitae


since Oct 2017

University of Cambridge

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP)

Centre for Theoretical Cosmology

Research Associate 

Relativity and Gravitation Group of Paul Shellard

since Oct 2017

University of Cambridge

Fitzwilliam College
Junior Research Fellow

Oct 2015 – Sept 2017

Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics

Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Utrecht

PostDoctoral Position

Group of Enrico Pajer

Aug 2015 – Sept 2015

Institute d'Astrophysique de Paris
Visiting Scientist, working with Francis Bernardeau & Christophe Pichon

Nov 2012 – Sept 2015

Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics

Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München

Excellence Cluster Universe

Doctoral Position

Group of Stefan Hofmann


2012 - 2015: LMU Munich

2015: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Physics (summa cum laude)

Thesis: Theoretical models for the formation of the large scale structure in the Universe

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Hofmann

2007 - 2012: LMU & TU Munich

2012: Diploma in Physics (with distinction)

Diploma Thesis: Stability of Generalized Kasner spacetimes 

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Alejandro Ibarra

2012: Master in Theoretical & Mathematical Physics (with distinction)

Master Thesis: Cosmological Perturbation Theory in an anistropic universe

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Hofmann

2011: Bachelor in Mathematics

Bachelor Thesis: Renormalization of the regularized relativistic electron-positron field 

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Heinz Siedentop


2016 Grant: participation in the ‘Rising Stars in Physics’ Workshop at MIT

2016 Grant: participation in the 66th Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physics

2015 Universe PhD Award 'Theory' of the Excellence Cluster Universe

every year the Excellence Cluster Universe awards the best PhD Thesis in the two categories 'Theory' and 'Experiment' each of which is endowed with 2000 Euro.

See the press release (in German)

2015 Visiting Grant: Balzan Centre for Cosmological Studies (Oxford) for visiting IAP Paris

2014 Grant: IAU Symposium The Zeldovich Universe: Genesis and Growth of the Cosmic Web

2013 Award: MINT - Shaping the future Ambassador of the year 

as Co-Founder of Detektor physics magazine for students

2007 – 2012 Scholarship: German National Academic Foundation

2009 – 2010 Scholarship and training: Bavarian EliteAcademy

a foundation of Bavarian industries

2007: Award Karin-Elisabeth-Loos foundation for outstanding performance in physics


2018: Co-Organizer Workshop ‘Numerics for cosmology – the Schrödinger method’

Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna (Austria), May 22 - May 25, 2018

2015 - 2017: Coordinator of Theoretical Cosmology Meetings

Quarterly meetings of the Theoretical Cosmology Community in the Netherlands & Belgium, running a joint calendar for Cosmology Seminars in the Netherlands

2015 - 2016: Co-Organizer jDPG Jubilee Conference ‘Long live Physics’ 

10th anniversary of young German Physical Society (jDPG)
Keynote speakers: F. Jülicher, K. Meier, D. Helbing, C. Veigel
TU Dresden, Dresden (Germany), October 28 - November 1, 2016

2015 – 2016: Co-Organizer of Utrecht Cosmology Symposium            

International Cosmology Conference with topics including

Inflation, String Cosmology and Multiverse, Quantum Effects, 

Cosmic Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure

Keynote speakers: M. Shaposhnikov, E. Silverstein, 

R. Woodard, M. Kamionkowski, F. Bernardeau

Utrecht University, Utrecht (Netherlands), June 27 - July 1, 2016

2015 - 2016: Jury Member for DOPPLERS Theoretical Physics competition

DOPPLERS is the German preselection round for PLANCKS –

an international student’s team competition in Theoretical Physics

2014 – 2015: Organizer of International Winter School on Gravity and Light           

International Physics School in celebration of the Year of Light 2015 

generously funded by the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation

Lecturer: F. P. Schuller, D. Giulini, M. Werner, V. Pettorino & B. F. Schutz 

Johannes Kepler University, Linz (Austria), February 1-28, 2015


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find more about that in the separate page about Conferences & Talks


find more about that in the separate page about Teaching and Community Service


born on August 9, 1988 

in Gera (Germany)