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Professor Carlos Nunez

Personal Chair, Physics

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602287

Email address

Research Links

Office - 515C
Fifth Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Carlos Nunez is a theoretical physicist. Originally from Argentina, he did his PhD. Degree

in Buenos Aires-La Plata Universities. After that he held postdoctoral position in Harvard (USA), Cambridge (UK) and MIT (USA), where he was a Pappalardo Fellow. He joined Swansea Physics Department in 2006 and is Professor since 2011.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Theoretical Physics
  • String Theory and Quantum Field Theory
  • Some aspects of Cosmology.

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

I enjoyed teaching various courses from elementary Physics to advanced courses. Usually, I teach courses of Mathematics for Physicists.  Also, I taught courses for postgraduate students in various summer schools.


In the last few years, I am working in the interface between Conformal Field Theories and Holography. I have a continuous interest on different topics in Quantum Field Theory and some aspects of Cosmology.

A full list of my publications can be found in

Award Highlights

I have been distinguished with various visiting positions in different Physics Departments around the world. Among these: Oviedo University, IHES, Higgs Institute, Odense, Weizmann, CERN, Newton Institute, Santiago de Compostela, Natal, Max-Planck (Munich), La Plata, etc.

I was also awarded a Wolfson Research Merit Fellowship by the Royal Society in 2014.


As you can read in my publications list, I have collaborated with over 30 physicists from all around the world.