Tilman Hartwig

Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo

Helping Hands Network

I am the co-founder and oversea coordinator of the Helping Hands Network, a nonprofit organisation committed to empowering people and reducing poverty in deprived communities in Liberia through the provision of essential education services. Press articles about our efforts have been published by RNZ and Front Page Africa.

Science Teacher Workshop at the University of Liberia (2019).

Kyoto Open Science Meetup

I was invited to the Kyoto Open Science Meetup to talk about "Combining Collective and Artificial Intelligence to Understand the Universe".

Kyoto Open Science Meetup, September 2019

Public Lecture on Artificial Intelligence

Together with Yuko Ikkatai and three graduate students from the Department of Physics, we organised a public lecture on artificial intelligence at ipi: Event Website

Public Lecture @ipi, August 2019

Tokyo Space Cafe

I was invited to the Tokyo Space Cafe to talk about "The Mysterious Formation of Supermassive Black Holes".

Tokyo Space Cafe, June 2019

IPMU High School Student Event: Meet the Scientists!

As part of our international conference, we organised a scientific outreach event for Japanese high school students.

Meet the Scientists! University of Tokyo, December 2018

UNESCO International Year of Light

I gave a presentation at a French-German high school near Paris about the various information astrophysicists can gain from the light of astronomical objects. Download slides (in German).

Fête de la science


Explaining detection methods of exoplanets as scientific expert for the “Fête de la science” 2016.


Discussion about cosmology with interested visitors at the “Fête de la science” 2015.

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