Moritz obtained his masters degree in Physics from Karlsruhe Institut of Technology and his PhD in Physics from UPMC Paris (now Sorbonne University). For his first Postdoc Moritz was a Lagrange Fellow and CNES postdoc at Institute d’Astrophysique de Paris. He then became a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada. In 2020 Moritz was also a Postdoctoral Affiliate at Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
Moritz joined UW Madison on January 2021 as Assistant Professor.