HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY

Skyler Degenkolb

2021 Circle Speaker 2021 Physical Sciences

Skyler Degenkolb is professor of experimental physics at Heidelberg University’s Physikalisches Institut, where he started a new research group for Low-Energy Precision Measurements in 2021. He studied at the University of Chicago, and received a PhD in physics from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in 2016. Skyler then moved to the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France and stayed there as instrument scientist until 2021, specializing in new approaches to fundamental neutron physics. His new research group sits at the intersection of particle physics with nuclear and atomic physics.