Céline Boehm

  • Chief Investigator, Head of School of Physics
  • CDM
  • University of Sydney
  • Road-tripping Morisset to Sydney

An astroparticle physicist who studies cosmology, astrophysics and particle physics, Professor Boehm has worked around the world, most recently as Chair of Physics at the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology at Durham University, in the UK.  She previously held academic positions in physics at the Laboratoire d’Annecy-le-Vieux de Physique Théorique in France, CERN in Switzerland, and Oxford University in the UK.  Professor Boehm completed her PhD in theoretical physics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris in France and her Master of Science at Ecole Normale Supérieure and the University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris.  In parallel, she completed a Master of Science in Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Féminine in France.  In recognition of her significant contributions to physics and demonstrated impact in her field, Professor Boehm was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in the UK in 2015.  Joining the University of Sydney in January 2018, Professor Céline Boehm is only the second woman to be Head of School for Physics in the school’s history.

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