“It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.” Carl Sagan


Welcome to my website! My name is Daan Meerburg and I am an assistent Professor at the van Swinderen Institute for theoretical physics at the University of Groningen.
Over the past years I have worked with several amazing people including Ralph Wijers, Jan Pieter van de Schaar, Mark Jackson, Pier Stefano Corasaniti, Cora Dvorkin, Enrico Pajer, David Spergel, Joel Myers, Renee Hlozek, Alexander van Engelen, Nick Battaglia, Ue-Li Pen, Ben Wandelt, Moritz Münchmeyer, Yacine Ali-Haïmoud, Ewald Puchwein, Girish Kulkarni, Simon Foreman and Richard Hill (CV). I am also part of several large collaborations, most notably Planck and the Simons Observatory.

Here is a link to my profile at KICC and DAMTP.

I have supervised several students and am currently supervising a PhD candidate here in Cambridge and working with a PhD candidate in Stockholm.

Current postdoc

Will Coulton Cambridge (jointly with Anthony Challinor)

Current students

Alba Kalaja, Rijks Universiteit Groningen PhD candidate
David Baker, Cambridge Part III student
Benjamin Beringue Cambridge PhD candidate
Adri Duivenvoorden OKC PhD candidate (co-supervision)

Former students

Undergraduate student
Sihan Yuan now PhD student at Harvard
Boryana Hadzhiyska now Part III student and PhD candidate at Harvard
Connor Sheere graduated at McGill 2017
Harrison Winch undergraduate at McMasters
Braydon Mon undergraduate at McGill

Master students
Darsh Kodwani PhD candidate at Oxford
Danna Simard PhD candidate at the University of Toronto

You can use the top bar on the left to navigate through this website. Clicking on CITA logo brings you right back to home. Below and in the navigation bar you will also find direct links to my google+, Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

Most photo's on this website were shot using a Panasonic Lumix LX3 camera, while recently I switched to a Sony a5000.