Areas of Expertise

  • Quantum Field Theory
  • String Theory
  • AdS/CFT correspondence
  • Black Holes
  • Thermal Field Theory
  • Supersymmetric Gauge Theories
  • Random Matrix Models

Publications

  1. & Holographic flows and thermodynamics of Polyakov loop impurities. Journal of High Energy Physics 2017(3)
  2. & Universal corrections to entanglement entropy of local quantum quenches. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(8)
  3. & Quasinormal modes and holographic correlators in a crunching AdS geometry. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(2)
  4. & Probing crunching AdS cosmologies. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(2)
  5. & Partition function of N = 2* SYM on a large four-sphere. Journal of High Energy Physics 2015(12)

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Teaching

  • PH-127 The Quantum World

    This module provides a first introduction to the essential concepts of quantum mechanics.

  • PH-320 Foundations of Astrophysics

    The module is aimed at acquainting students with the contents of the Universe at large and enabling them to construct simple models of stars and galaxies.

  • PH-M24 Research Project

    Students will perform individual projects based on advanced Physics topics.

Supervision

  • 'String duals of near-conformal gauge theories and some cosmological applications' (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ivonne Zavala Carrasco
  • Non-conformal defects in N=4 SYM and Holographic Entaglement Entropy (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Carlos Nunez
  • Dualities in Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theories (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Carlos Nunez
  • Field theory dualities in 2+1 dimensions (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Carlos Nunez
    Other supervisor: Prof Adi Armoni
  • Modern Topics in Scalar Field Cosmology (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Gianmassimo Tasinato