Philipp Höhn

Philipp Höhn
Assistant Professor
2012 PhD in Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
2008 Diplom (equivalent), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2006 Bachelor of Science with Honours, The Australian National University, Australia

Professional Experience

  • 2020 - present Honorary Associate Professor, University College London, UK
  • 2019 - 2020 Research Fellow, University College London, UK
  • 2015 - 2019 Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria
  • 2012 - 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada


  • 2019 It-from-Qubit Fellowship, Simons Foundation
  • 2019 ICE Fellow, Dartmouth College, USA
  • 2018 FQXi Large Grant + FQXi Member
  • 2015 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Postoctoral Fellowship of the European Commission
  • 2015 Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2008 Exceptional PhD Scholarship of DAAD

Editorial Board

  • New Journal of Physics
  • Quantum

Select Publications

  • S. Carrozza and P. A. Höhn, "Edge modes a reference frames and boundary actions from post-selection", Preprint arXiv:2109.06184
  • P. A. Höhn, A. Smith and M. Lock 2021, "The trinity of relational quantum dynamics", Phys. Rev. D 104 066011, Preprint arXiv:1912.00033
  • A. Vanrietvelde, P. A. Höhn, F. Giacomini, E. Castro-Ruiz 2020 A change of perspective: switching quantum reference frames via a perspective-neutral framework, Quantum 4 225, Preprint arXiv:1809.00556
  • P. A. Höhn 2017, Toolbox for reconstructing quantum theory from rules on information acquisition, Quantum 1 38, Preprint arXiv:1412.8323
  • P. A. Höhn and C. Wever 2017, Quantum theory from questions, Phys. Rev. A 95 012102, Preprint arXiv:1511.01130
  • B. Dittrich, P. A. Höhn, T. A. Koslowski and M. I. Nelson 2017, Can chaos be observed in quantum gravity?, Phys. Lett. B769 554, Preprint arXiv:1602.03237
  • P. A. Höhn 2014, Quantization of systems with temporally varying discretization I: Evolving Hilbert spaces, J. Math. Phys. 55 083508, Editor's Picks 2014, Preprint arXiv:1401.6062
  • B. Dittrich and P. A. Höhn 2013, Constraint analysis for variational discrete systems, J. Math. Phys. 54 093505, Preprint arXiv:1303.4294