Helmholtz Research Academy Hesse for FAIR

Prof. Dr. Carsten Greiner

Prof. Dr. Carsten Greiner


  • received his doctorate in 1992 in Erlangen and habilitated in 1999 at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen
  • Researches, among other things, equations of state of hot and dense nuclear matter (strange matter and neutron stars) as well as the formation of exotic particles
  • has held a professorship at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the Goethe University Frankfurt since 2003
  • founded the Helmholtz International Center for FAIR between 2008 and 2011 in the function of the founding scientific director.

Main research topic

Hot and dense matter


Prof. Dr. Carsten Greiner
Institut für Theoretische Physik
Max-von-Laue-Str. 1
60438 Frankfurt

Selected projects of Prof. Dr. Carsten Greiner

Prof. Dr. Carsten Greiner