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Dr Andreas Schmitt 

Ernest Rutherford Fellow

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Dr Andreas Schmitt is a Ernest Rutherford Fellow and Lecturer within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.


PhD in Physics, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Postdoc, Washington University, USA

Postdoc, TU Wien, Austria

Associate Professor, TU Wien, Austria

Ernest Rutherford Fellow, University of Southampton





Research interests

I am interested in Quantum Chromodynamics at nonzero temperatures and densities, with particular emphasis on applications to neutron star physics. In this context, I am working on superfluidity and superconductivity in nuclear and quark matter and its relation to astrophysical observables. Besides quantum field theory, hydrodynamics, and phenomenological models, I am also employing the gauge-gravity duality to get insight into strongly coupled, ultra-dense matter.

Research group

Applied Mathematics

Affiliate research groups

Relativistic Astrophysics, String Theory and Holography

Research project(s)

General Relativity

Neutron Stars


My complete list of publications can be found at



Dr Andreas Schmitt
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