Manuel KrämerFormer PhD studentCurrent position Division of
Cosmology and Gravitation
Research interests
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Publications
 Claus Kiefer and M.K.,
Quantum Gravitational Contributions to the Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropy Spectrum,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 021301 (2012), arXiv:1103.4967.
 Claus Kiefer and M.K.,
Can effects of quantum gravity be observed in the cosmic microwave background?,
Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 21, 1241001 (2012), arXiv:1205.5161.
» First Award in the 2012 Essay Contest of the Gravity Research Foundation
» Short article for a more general audience on 2Physics.com
 Donato Bini, Giampiero Esposito, Claus Kiefer, M.K.,
and Francesco Pessina,
On the modification of the cosmic microwave background anisotropy spectrum from canonical quantum gravity,
Phys. Rev. D 87, 104008 (2013), arXiv:1303.0531.
 Mariam BouhmadiLópez, Claus Kiefer, and M.K.,
Resolution of type IV singularities in quantum cosmology,
Phys. Rev. D 89, 064016 (2014), arXiv:1312.5976.
Talks
 Resolution of latetime singularities in quantum cosmology

 14th
British Gravity Meeting, Cambridge – April 1,
2014
 14th
British Gravity Meeting, Cambridge – April 1,
2014
 Recent applications of Wheeler–DeWitt quantum cosmology

 Talk at the Friday
Seminar of the Szczecin
Cosmology Group, University of Szczecin – March
21, 2014
 Talk at the Friday
Seminar of the Szczecin
Cosmology Group, University of Szczecin – March
21, 2014
 Resolution of type IV singularities in quantum cosmology

 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
HU Berlin – March 17, 2014
 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
HU Berlin – March 17, 2014
 Applications of Quantum Cosmology

 Invited talk at the seminar
“TheoriePalaver”, Institut für Physik, Johannes
GutenbergUniversität Mainz – January 28, 2014
 Invited talk at the seminar
“TheoriePalaver”, Institut für Physik, Johannes
GutenbergUniversität Mainz – January 28, 2014
 Potential observational effects from Wheeler–DeWitt quantum cosmology

 Strings, Cosmology and Gravity Student Conference 2013, MPI für Physik, Munich – November 9, 2013 » Slides

LOOPS 13, Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Ontario,
Canada – July 23, 2013 »
Recorded talk
 Potential observational effects from a semiclassical approximation to Quantum Gravity

 20th
International Conference on General Relativity and
Gravitation (GR20), Warsaw – July 12, 2013
 20th
International Conference on General Relativity and
Gravitation (GR20), Warsaw – July 12, 2013
 The modification of the primordial power spectrum from canonical quantum gravity


8. Kosmologietag, Bielefeld – April 26, 2013

8. Kosmologietag, Bielefeld – April 26, 2013
 Singularity avoidance in quantum cosmology

 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
Jena – March 1, 2013
 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
Jena – March 1, 2013
 Can effects of quantum gravity be observed in the cosmic microwave background?

 Postgrad Encounters on Fundamental Physics, Barcelona – October 18, 2012
 13th Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Stockholm – July 2, 2012 » Proceedings contribution: arXiv:1303.1544
 Relativity and Gravitation – 100 Years after Einstein in Prague, Prague – June 27, 2012
 Seminar of the
Gravitational Physics Group at the Instituto de Estructura de
la Materia, Madrid – June 11, 2012
 Quantum gravitational effects for cosmological perturbations

 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
Göttingen – March 1, 2012
 DPGFrühjahrstagung,
Göttingen – March 1, 2012
 Quantum Gravitational Contributions to the CMB Anisotropy Spectrum

 4th Strings, Cosmology and Gravity Student Conference (SCGSC), London – November 3, 2011
 6. Kosmologietag, Bielefeld – May 5, 2011
 DPGFrühjahrstagung, Karlsruhe – March 28, 2011
Teaching  Close 
Summer term 2014  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology II 
Winter term 2013/14  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology I 
Summer term 2013  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology II 
Winter term 2012/13  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology I 
Summer term 2012  Übungen zu Quantenphysik 
Winter term 2011/12  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology II 
Summer term 2011  Exercise classes on Relativity and Cosmology I 
Summer term 2010  Übungen zu Mathematische Methoden der Physik 
Curriculum vitae  Close 
02/2011 – 01/2015  PhD student in the group of Prof. Dr. Claus Kiefer, University of Cologne 
11/2010  Diploma in Physics (equivalent to a Master’s degree), University of Bonn 
11/2009 – 11/2010  Diploma thesis in Theoretical
Physics:
“Quantum Gravitational Corrections to the Primordial Power Spectrum of Density Fluctuations Within the Framework of Quantum Geometrodynamics” Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Claus Kiefer 
01/2009 – 06/2009  Erasmus student at the Université Pierre et Marie
Curie (Paris VI):
Master 2 – Concepts fondamentaux de la physique: Parcours de physique théorique 
since 10/2008  Member of the BonnCologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy (BCGS) 
04/2005 – 11/2010  Diploma studies in Physics at the University of Bonn 