University of Leeds, UK
Almut Beige completed her PhD in 1998 at the University of Goettingen in Germany. She is the Head of the Theoretcial Physics Group in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leeds, which she joined after working at Imperial College London and the Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching in Germany. She published 80 scientific papers, has an H-index of 23 and more than 2000 citations listed on ISI Web of Science. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Modern Optics and European Physics Journal D.