Michael Ratz

Professor of Physics & Astronomy
3131 Frederick Reines Hall
Research Area: 
  • TUM, Diploma in Physics, 1999
  • TUM, PhD in Physics, 2002
  • DESY, Fellow, 2002–2004
  • University of Bonn, Postdoc, 2004–2006
  • TUM, Professor, 2006-2016
  • UCI, Professor 2016-now

Dr. Ratz focuses on research concerning the question of how the world works at the fundamental level.   The common theme is physics beyond the standard model of particle physics. Research topics include neutrino physics, dark matter, the early universe and string phenomenology.


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Faculty Assistant: 
Alison Lara, laraa@uci.edu, (714) 798-3371