Andrea PUHM

Postdoctoral positions in the ERC group Holohair


Chargée de recherche at CNRS

Laureate of an ERC Starting Grant, Horizon 2020, "Information Encoding in Quantum Gravity and the Black Hole Information Paradox"

Research group: String Theory

Address CPHT, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau cedex, France
Phone number 01 69 33 42 35
Fax 01 69 33 49 49
Office "Aile zéro", office1022

Research interests

  • Celestial Amplitudes and Flat Space Holography
  • Asymptotic Symmetries, Soft Theorems and Celestial CFT
  • Black Holes and the Information Paradox
  • Quantum Information, AdS/CFT and Black Hole Microstates
  • Gravitational Aspects of String Theory


Past Appointments

  • 2016-2017: Black Hole Initiative Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
  • 2013-2016: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.



  • 2010-2013: PhD in Theoretical Physics, IPhT-CEA/Saclay and UPMC (Paris 6), France.
  • 2004-2010: Diplomstudium Technische Physik, Vienna University of Technology, Austria.
  • 2008: Erasmus Programme, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • 2006-2007: Summer Student/Internship: ASACUSA Experiment at CERN & Stefan Meyer Institute for Subatomic Physics, Vienna, Austria.

Honors and Awards

PhD thesis

"Black Holes in String Theory: Guides to Quantum Gravity", PhD advisor: Iosif Bena, defense: 4 July 2013, PhD degree from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6).