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
  • Andreas Risch
  • Miguel Teseo San José Pérez
  • Alexander Segner
  • Jonas Wilhelm
Former PhD Students
Public Understanding of Science

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).