Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wittig

Professional and Scientific Career

Jun 1992: PhD (Theoretical Particle Physics), University of Hamburg
1992-1995: Research Fellow, Physics Department, University of Southampton
1995-1996: Research Fellow, DESY-Zeuthen
1996-2000: PPARC Advanced Fellow, University of Oxford
1998: Habilitation (Theoretical Physics), University of Hamburg
1998-2000: Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
2000-2001: Lecturer and PPARC Advanced Fellow, University of Liverpool
2001-2005: Staff Member, Theory Group, DESY Hamburg
since 2005: Full Professor (W3), JGU Mainz
since 2012: Spokesperson Cluster of Excellence "Precision Physics,
Fundamental Interactions and Structure of Matter" (PRISMA)
Research Fields
  • Lattice QCD and other lattice field theories
  • Hadronic matrix elements
  • Chiral fermions
Awards and Honors
  • Scientific Associate, CERN, Geneva (1999/2000)
  • Teaching Award by the Senate of Mainz University (2013)
Present PhD Students
  • Felix Erben
  • Andreas Risch
  • Jonas Wilhelm
Former PhD Students
  • Physik im Theater, Staatstheater Mainz, kleines Haus, 24.11.2014 at 7pm
  • Lattice 2013, International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, Mainz, July 29 - August 03, 2013

Full list of publications from inSPIRE

Selected Talks and Lectures

An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
Notes of lectures presented at the School for Young High-Energy Physicists
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, September 2003; PostScript or PDF.

Low-energy precision observables and the role of lattice QCD
Talk at PAVI 14 - From Parity Violation to Hadron Structure
Skaneateles, 17 July 2014; Powerpoint (.ppsx).

Low-energy QCD II - Status of Lattice Calculations
Determination of the Fundamental Parameters of QCD
Nanyang Technical University
18 March 2013; PowerPoint (.ppsx).