Professor Gert Aarts

Personal Chair, Physics

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 295323

Email address

Office - 508C
Fifth Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Prof Gert Aarts FLSW is a professor in theoretical physics, with research interests in QCD under extreme conditions, the sign problem, and computational and analytical approaches in quantum field theory.

He is currently Director of the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Advanced Computing (AIMLAC) and Head of the Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory group.

Detailed information can be found on his homepage.    

Areas Of Expertise

  • QCD under extreme conditions
  • Sign problem in strongly interacting matter
  • Quantum field theory
  • Advanced computing and data analysis

Career Highlights

Award Highlights
  • Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (elected 2019)
  • Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (2013-2018)
  • Leverhulme Research Fellow (2013-2015)
  • STFC Advanced Fellow (2004-2009)