Prof. Dvali was born in 1964 in Tiflis, Georgia, studied and obtained his doctorate in 1992 at the University of Tiflis. After researching at ICTP in Triest, at CERN and at the Universities of Pisa and New York he went to CERN in 2007. In 2008 he was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt professorship. Since 2010 Prof. Dvali has been working at Arnold-Sommerfeld-Center at LMU Munich. Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Planck Institute for Physics.