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  • Name: Tristan Roger Albert Verstraeten

  • Nickname: DOC V

  • Birthplace: Aalst, Belgium

  • Date of Birth: September 3, 1978

  • Mother: Wilma Elise Verdonck

  • Father: Paul Ernest Verstraeten

  • Education:

    • High School: St. Jozefscollege, Aalst, Belgium

    • Master of Physics and Astronomy, University of Ghent, Belgium

    • PhD, High Energy Physics and Relativistic Field Theory, KU Leuven, Belgium

      • Thesis: "Orbifolds in Conformal Field Theories and String Theory"

  • Current: Research Fellow at the Department of High Energy Physics, Canvendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

    • Currently researching Gravitino and Neutralino Dark Matter In Light Of Natural Priors 

  • Research: see my "Research" section 

  • Hobbies: Quantum Physics, reading, alpinism, video gaming, gastronomy

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English, German, Spanish (moderate)

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