Christian Brennecke Christian Brennecke

Prof. Dr. Christian Brennecke

Institute for Applied Mathematics
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
53115 Bonn, Germany

+49 228 73 2446
brennecke Christian Brennecke

About me

Since Oct. 2021, I am a professor (Bonn Junior Fellow) at the University of Bonn. Previously, I was employed as a Benjamin Peirce Fellow at Harvard University, where I have been working with Horng-Tzer Yau. I received my Ph.D. in 2018 from the University of Zurich, where my advisor was Benjamin Schlein. Here is my CV.

Research interests

My research area is mathematical physics. More specifically, I am interested in the analysis of many-body systems from quantum mechanics and statistical physics, such as Bose-Einstein condensates and spin glasses.


Open postdoc position: I would like to advertise an open postdoc position in my group, funded by the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics. The position comes with a competitive salary and the duration is of two years, the precise starting date being flexible. Applicants should have a background in analysis and/or probability, with a strong interest in many-body systems from quantum mechanics and/or statistical physics. For more information, interested researchers are invited to contact me via email, including a current CV.

Publications & Preprints

  1. (with A. Schertzer, C. Xu, H.-T. Yau) The Two Point Function of the SK Model without External Field at High Temperature.   arXiv
  2. (with A. Adhikari, C. Xu, H.-T. Yau) Spectral Gap Estimates for Mixed p-Spin Models at High Temperature.   arXiv
  3. Bogoliubov Theory for Ultra Dilute Bose Gases. To appear in the proceedings of IQM22, Politecnico di Milano (2023)
  4. The Low Energy Spectrum of Trapped Bosons in the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. J. Math. Phys. 63, 051101 (2022).   arXiv - Article
  5. (with H.-T. Yau) The Replica Symmetric Formula for the SK Model Revisited. J. Math. Phys. 63, 073302 (2022).   arXiv - Article
  6. (with B. Schlein, S. Schraven) Bogoliubov Theory for Trapped Bosons in the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. Ann. Henri Poincaré 23 1583–1658 (2022).   arXiv - Article
  7. (with M. Caporaletti, B. Schlein) Excitation Spectrum for Bose Gases beyond the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. Rev. Math. Phys. 34 , no. 09 (2022).   arXiv - Article
  8. (with P. von Soosten) On the mean-field equations for ferromagnetic spin systems. Lett. Math. Phys. 111, 108 (2021).   arXiv - Article
  9. (with B. Schlein, S. Schraven) Bose-Einstein Condensation with Optimal Rate for Trapped Bosons in the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. Math. Phys. Anal. Geom. 25, 12 (2022).   arXiv - Article
  10. (with A. Adhikari, P. von Soosten, H.-T. Yau) Dynamical Approach to the TAP Equations for the Sherrington-Kirkpatrick Model. J. Stat. Phys. 183, 35 (2021).   arXiv - Article
  11. (with A. Adhikari, B. Schlein) Bose-Einstein Condensation Beyond the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. Ann. Henri Poincaré 22, 1163-1233 (2021).   arXiv - Article
  12. (with A. Adhikari) Free Energy of the Quantum Sherrington-Kirkpatrick Spin-Glass Model with Transverse Field. J. Math. Phys. 61 , 083302 (2020).   arXiv - Article
  13. (with C. Boccato, S. Cenatiempo, B. Schlein) Optimal Rate for Bose-Einstein Condensation in the Gross-Pitaevskii Regime. Comm. Math. Phys. 376 , 1311-1395 (2020).   arXiv - Article
  14. (with C. Boccato, S. Cenatiempo, B. Schlein) Bogoliubov Theory in the Gross-Pitaevskii Limit. Acta Mathematica 222 , no. 2, 219-335 (2019).   arXiv - Article
  15. (with P.T. Nam, M. Napiórkowski, B. Schlein) Fluctuations of N-particle quantum dynamics around the nonlinear Schrödinger equation. Ann. Inst. Henri Poincaré C - Anal. Non Linéaire 36 , no. 5, 1201-1235 (2019).   arXiv - Article
  16. (with C. Boccato, S. Cenatiempo, B. Schlein) The excitation spectrum of Bose gases interacting through singular potentials. J. Eur. Math. Soc. 22 , 2331-2403 (2020).   arXiv - Article
  17. (with C. Boccato, S. Cenatiempo, B. Schlein) Complete Bose-Einstein condensation in the Gross-Pitaevskii regime. Comm. Math. Phys. 359 , no. 3, 975-1026 (2018).   arXiv - Article
  18. (with B. Schlein) Gross-Pitaevskii Dynamics for Bose-Einstein Condensates. Analysis & PDE 12 , no. 6, 1513-1596 (2019).   arXiv - Article
  19. (with A. Linke, C. Merdon, J. Schöberl) Optimal and pressure-independent L2 velocity error estimates for a modied Crouzeix-Raviart Stokes element with BDM reconstructions. Journal of Computational Mathematics 33, no. 2, 191-208 (2015).   Article


Prof. Dr. Karl-Theodor Sturm has been elected into the Academia Europaea. (28.06.2022)

Florian Schweiger erhielt den Hausdorff-Gedächtnispreis 2021 der Fachgruppe Mathematik für die beste Dissertation. Er fertigte die Dissertation unter der Betreuung von Prof. Stefan Müller an. Unter anderen wurde Vanessa Ryborz mit einem Preis der Bonner Mathematischen Gesellschaft für ihre von Prof. Sergio Conti betreute Bachelorarbeit ausgezeichnet. (18.01.2022)

Prof. Dr. Sergio Albeverio has been elected into the Academia Europaea and the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (more; 02.12.2021).

Der SFB 1060 Die Mathematik der emergenten Effekte hat eine dritte Förderperiode erhalten. (26.11.20)

Prof. Dr. Andreas Eberle erhält den diesjährigen Lehrpreis der Universität Bonn. (22.07.2020)

Herr Dr. Richard Höfer erhielt den Hausdorff-Gedächtnispreis 2019 der Fachgruppe Mathematik für die beste Disseration. Betreut wurde die Arbeit von Prof. J. Velázquez (29.01.2020).


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Institute for Applied Mathematics
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
D-53115 Bonn / Germany