Dr. Kempf was an undergraduate at the University of Heidelberg (Germany's oldest), and he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Munich. He has been awarded various scholarships, including an LGFG scholarship from the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg and scholarships from the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung). After obtaining his Ph.D., he spent five years at the University of Cambridge, at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), the last three of which as a Research Fellow of one of the Cambridge Colleges (Corpus). He then spent three years at the Institute for Fundamental Theory at University of Florida, after which he joined the Department of Applied Mathematics here at UW. He has been a Canada Research Chair, for the Physics of Information for 10 years, he holds a University Research Chair and he is currently co-chair of the International Societry for Relativistic Quantum Information.
The Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo (UW). Also: The Department of Physics at UW, the Institute for Quantum Computation at UW, and the Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute. Students interested in graduate studies normally apply through the Department of Applied Mathematics at UW. Funded opportunities for grad studies on various research topics have recently become available. Email inquiries directly to Dr. Kempf are welcome.