Born and raised in Germany, Ulrich Mohrhoff joined the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education (SAICE), Pondicherry (India), as an undergraduate student in 1972. From 1974 to 1978 he studied physics at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore (India). Since settling in Pondicherry in 1978, he pursues independent research in the foundations of physics and at the interface of physics and Indian philosophy/psychology. In 1996 he began publishing original research in various peer-reviewed journals (→list of publications). Since 2000 he teaches a philosophically oriented course of contemporary physics to higher secondary and undergraduate students at the SAICE. He has written a 300 page textbook titled The World According to Quantum Mechanics: Why the Laws of Physics Make Perfect Sense After All, to be published by World Scientific Publishing on February 28, 2011.