Lotte Mertens

Lotte Mertens

Lotte Mertens

PhD student theoretical physics


Research History

PhD research at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials research, Dresden and the University of Amsterdam.
Dec, 2020 - Present
PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Dr. van den Brink and Dr. Jasper van Wezel
Short research program at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials research, Dresden
Sep, 2020 - Dec, 2020
Short research program on analogue black holes in materials, supervision by Prof. Dr. Jeroen van den Brink
Masters thesis at the University of Amsterdam
Sep, 2019 - Aug, 2020
Masters thesis on "Spontaneous Unitary Violations and Effective Non-linearity in Relation to Quantum State Reduction", supervision by Dr. Jasper van Wezel
Bachelor thesis at the University of Amsterdam
May, 2018 - Aug, 2018
Bachelors thesis on "Postulates on Holographic Complexity", supervision by Prof. dr. J. de Boer
Asteroid search Campaign at the Space Generation Advisory Council
Sep, 2017 - Oct, 2017
Analysing data from telescopes in Hawaii to contribute to the asteroid data base
Research related summer schoolat the European Space Agency and European Low Gravity Research Association, Redu Belgium
Jan, 2011 - May, 2013
Competitive summer school, trainers from across europe shared their knowledge of different space-related fields and their day-to-day jobs.

Education

Masters in Theoretical Physics from the University of Amsterdam
2018 - 2020
Cum Laude with a 9.4 average
Bachelor in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Amsterdam
2015 - 2018
Cum Laude, Honours with a 9.2 average. Erasmus exchange to Lund University, Sweden. Interdisciplinary courses in the areas of philosophy, gender studies theatre and archaeology

Professional Skills

Programming

HTML
Latex
Mathematica
Python

Languages

Dutch
English
German
Spanish
Swedish

Contact

Address

Science park 904, room C4.260, 1090GL Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Email

L.Mertens@uva.nl
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