Prof. Dr. Marc Vanderhaeghen

Professional and Scientifc Career

1995: PhD, University of Gent, Belgium
1995-1998: Postdoc SPhN/DAPNIA, Saclay, France
1998-2000: Postdoc Institute for Nuclear Physics, JGU Mainz
2000: Habilitation in theoretical physics, JGU Mainz
2000-2003: Privatdozent, JGU Mainz
2003-2007: Senior Staff Scientist, Jefferson Lab
2003-2007: Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary
since 2008: Adjunct Professor, College of William and Mary
since 2008: Full Professor, JGU Mainz
since Nov. 2012: Fellow of the American Physical Society

Research Highlights

  • QCD and exclusive processes
  • generalized parton distributions
  • two-photon exchange processes
  • real and virtual Compton scattering processes
  • chiral symmetry predictions for electromagnetic processes spin structure of the nucleon, sum rules
  • photo and electroproduction as a probe of hadron structure

Present PhD Students

  • Viktoriia Ermolina, "Exotic spectroscopy in the charmonium sector"
  • Niklas Keil, "Radiative corrections to Double Virtual Compton scattering"
  • Cornelis Mommers, "Theoretical studies for ALP searches"
  • Aleksandr Pustyntsev, "Theoretical analyses for new particles searches at MESA"
  • Viacheslav Tsaran, "Coherent neutral pion production on nuclei"

Former PhD Students



Publications (local) and from inSPIRE