about me

I am the head of the Gravitational Theory research group at the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) at Bremen University.

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email: eva.hackmann@zarm.uni-bremen.de

phone: +49 421 218 57862

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Eva Hackmann in the Bremen drop tower integradtion hall

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curriculum vitae

education

09/2019 Habilitation in theoretical physics

Department of Physics, University of Bremen, Germany

 

05/2010 PhD in Physics
Department of Physics, University of Bremen, Germany
Thesis: Geodesic equations in spacetimes with cosmological constant
Supervisor: Claus Lämmerzahl
Grade: Summa cum laude (Distinction)


08/2006 Diploma in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
Grade: Very good


positions

Since 01/2014 Head of research group “Gravitational Theory”
Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM)
University of Bremen, Germany


04 – 09/2018 Visiting Professor
Faculty of Physics, University of Bielefeld, Germany


04 – 09/2016 Visiting Professor
Faculty of Physics, University of Bielefeld, Germany


05/2010 – 12/2013 Post doc

Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity, University of Bremen, Germany


08/2006 – 05/2010 PhD student
Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity, University of Bremen, Germany


awards and fellowships
07-08/2019 ERC fellowship
at Técnico Lisbon, Portugal, in the group of Prof. V. Cardoso

2018 Distinguished Referee
by the European Physical Journal

2011 Award by the German Physical Society for the best PhD thesis

in the research areas Gravitation, Hadrons & Nuclei, and Particle Physics

 

research grants
10/2016 – 03/2021 German Science Foundation (DFG), Research Training Group “Models of Gravity”
Principal Investigator for Research Topic (RT) ‘Environment of compact objects’


10/2014 – 06/2019 German Science Foundation (DFG), Collaborative Research Center ‘Relativistic Geodesy  and Gravimetry with Quantum Sensors’,
Principal Investigator for project C02 ‘Relativistic orbit modeling of satellite constellations’


11/2015 – 09/2017 European Space Agency (ESA), “Fundamental Physics with Galileo: GNSS General Relativity Experiment (GREAT)”,
Co–Investigator for ‘Recommendations for a future dedicated GNSS science mission’


teaching and supervisory experience
Since 2013 Regularly teaching the course “Introduction to General Relativity” at University of Bremen and University of Bielefeld
2016 – 2017 Courses on “Advanced Quantum mechanics” and “Quantum computing and information” in Bremen and Bielefeld
2012 – 2013 Courses on “Relativistic celestial mechanics” at University of Bremen


11/2015 Right to award doctoral degrees

granted by the Department of Physics, University of Bremen, Germany


Supervision of PhD theses

Dennis Philipp, Kris Schroven (both completed), Shokoufe Faraji (ongoing)


organisation of international scientific meetings

689. WE-Heraeus Seminar on "Accretion in Strong Gravity", February 4th - 8th, 2019, Bad Honnef, Germany
Scientific organizer (with W.J. Duschl, Kiel)

15th Marcel Grossman Meeting, July 1st – 7th , 2018, Rome, Italy
Organizer of parallel session “Accretion discs and jets” (with A. Trova, Bremen)


14th Marcel Grossman Meeting, July 12th – 18th , 2015, Rome, Italy
Organizer of parallel session “Dynamics of extended test objects – equations of motion and their solution” (with D. Puetzfeld, Bremen)


558. WE-Heraeus Seminar on “The strong gravity regime of Back Holes and Neutron Stars”, March 31st – April 4th , 2014, Bad Honnef, Germany
Scientific organizer (with N. Wex, Bonn and H. Falcke, Nijmegen)


other
reviews
completed more than 78 reviews
journals include: Science, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, Astrophysical Journal, Classical and Quantum Gravity, General Relativity and Gravitation, Mathematical Reviews

 

presentations
more than 60 presentations on international conferences
best poster award for “The gravitomagnetic clock effect” (Relativistic Geodesy: Foundations and Applications, 13 - 19 March 2016, Bad Honnef, Germany)


outreach

Presentations for the general public
Organisation of a yearly summer academy course for pupils
Organisation of lecture series ‘Gender and Diversity in Physics’