My name is Zhao-He Watse Sybesma and I am happy to be doing research in the field of theoretical physics. You can reach me at:

Email: watse [at] hi.is, Adress: Dunhagi 5, 107 Reykjavík, Iceland

Upcoming and past events

  • "Emmy and the Black Hole that Stole Her Sock" has been published! Order now via the publisher or your favorite store!

  • On Vísindavaka (Researchers' Night) on October 1st I ran a workshop on home-made black holes (we used balloons, so nobody got injured).

  • Woooh!!! Me and my co-investigators Valentina, Friðrik and Lárus won a Grant of Excellence from the Icelandic research fund. The title is Quantum Fields and Quantum Geometry and it grants roughly 150 million ÍSK for 3 years.

Short CV

  • 2021 - current: Research specialist (≈ Postdoc + grant possiblities) at Science institute at University of Iceland

  • 2018 - 2021: Postdoc at University of Iceland funded by personal grant from Icelandic research fund

  • 2017 - 2017: Consultant machine learning at PA consulting for 4 months

  • 2013 - 2017: PhD theoretical physics at Utrecht University under supervison of Stefan Vandoren

  • 2010 - 2013: MSc theoretical physics Cum Laude (highest distinction) at Utrecht University