Martin Beneke

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Martin Beneke
Born 1966 (age 50–51)
Konstanz, Germany
Nationality Germany
Fields Physics
Institutions RWTH Aachen
Technical University of Munich
Alma mater University of Konstanz
University of Cambridge
University of Heidelberg

Martin Beneke (born 1966) is a German physicist.


Beneke studied Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Konstanz, University of Cambridge and University of Heidelberg. In 1993 he received his doctorate at the Technical University of Munich on the structure of perturbative series in higher order and habilitated in Heidelberg in 1998.

At the age of 33 Beneke became head of the Chair of Theoretical Physics (Department E) at the RWTH Aachen University in 1999. In 2008 Martin Beneke was awarded the Leibniz Prize in the amount of 2.5 Million Euro. The research done by Beneke considerably contributes to the verification of theoretical concepts of elementary particle physics, to the indication of variations and to the identification of new structures.


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