## Career

**2021-present:**PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge**2020-2021:**MSc in Mathematics, University of Heidelberg**2019-2020:**MASt in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (Part III Maths), University of Cambridge**2016-2019:**BSc in Mathematics, University of Heidelberg

## Research

Simon is a PhD student in the High Energy Physics group at DAMTP and a St. John's College member. He is supervised by Dr David Skinner and his current research focus is on topological strings, twistors and celestial holography.

## Teaching

- Easter Term 2021: Part III Classical and Quantum Solitons
- Michaelmas Term 2021: Part III Quantum Field Theory
- Michaelmas Term 2021: Part III Seminar Series
- Lent Term 2022: Part III String Theory
- Lent Term 2022: Part III Seminar Series
- Easter Term 2022: Part IA Vectors and Matrices
- Michaelmas Term 2022: Part III Quantum Field Theory
- Lent Term 2022: Part III String Theory

## Publications

The celestial chiral algebra of self-dual gravity on Eguchi-Hanson space

– Journal of High Energy Physics

(2023)

2023,

8

(doi: 10.1007/jhep09(2023)008)

Moyal deformations, W

_{1+∞}and celestial holography – Journal of High Energy Physics

(2022)

2022,

11

(doi: 10.1007/JHEP12(2022)011)

Riemannian Statistics Meets Random Matrix Theory: Toward Learning From High-Dimensional Covariance Matrices

– IEEE Transactions on Information Theory

(2022)

69,

472

(doi: 10.1109/tit.2022.3199479)

Chapter 10 - Gaussian distributions on Riemannian symmetric spaces of nonpositive curvature

(2022)

Gaussian Distributions on Riemannian Symmetric Spaces in the Large N Limit

(2021)