Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorMichaelDuff

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Senior Research Investigator
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 8571m.duff Website

 
 
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Assistant

 

Mrs Graziela De Nadai-Sowrey +44 (0)20 7594 7843

 
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Location

 

510Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

My interests lie in unified theories of the elementary particles, quantum gravity, Kaluza-Klein theory, superstrings, supermembranes, M-theory and quantum information theory.

funding

 


2008-2011 Co-Investigator, STFC grant P16955, M-theory, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory, £1,688,643

2009-2012 Principal Investigator, STFC grant P21730,Postdoctoral Fellowship,
£238,469

2011-2013 Royal Society Travel Grant, Superqubits", £10,000

2011-2014 Co-Investigator, STFC grant P35687, M-theory, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory", £1,514,430

2014-2017 Co-Investigator, STFC grant P46288, M-theory, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory", £1,527,915

Co-Investigator, Physics Department Quota Studentships Grant ST/F007027/1 from STFC, 2008-2013, £3,028,9440.

Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellowship 2016-2018, £22,000.

 


    1. Invited Lectures and Presentations

      Abdus Salam Lecture, Lahore University, Pakistan, 2017

      O’Raifeartaigh Lecture, Maynooth University, Ireland, 2016

      Distinguished Lecturer, Chinese University of Science and Technology, Hefei, 2014

    7th Annual Erwin Schroedinger Lecture ''The world in eleven dimensions'', at the invitation of the Erwin Schroedinger Institute for Mathematical Physics in Vienna, West University of Timisoara, Romania,, 2012

    Perimeter Scholars Lectures, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, 2012

Paco Yndurain Lecture, University of Madrid, Madrid, 2011

Guest Lecturer, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, 2010

Abdus Salam Lecture, Bashier Mosque Bensheim, Frankfurt, 2009

Friday Evening Discourse, The Royal Institution, 2008

Distingished Lecturer, Arizona State University, 2008

Frontiers in Physical Science Lecture, Imperial College London, 2005

Gold Medal Lecture, El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, 2004

Carlos Graef Lectures, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, 2003

Asim Barut Memorial Lecture, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2002

Oskar Klein Professorship Inaugural Lecture, University of Michigan, 2001

Guest Lectures

Frontiers in Physical Science Lecture, Imperial College London, London, 2005

Gold Medal Lecture, El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, 2004

Oskar Klein Inaugural Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, USA, 2001

7th Annual Erwin Schroedinger Lecture ''The world in eleven dimensions'', West University of Timisoara, Romania, at the invitation of the Erwin Schroedinger Institute for Mathematical Physics in Vienna, Timisoara, Romania,, 2013

Perimeter Scholars Lectures Waterloo, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, 2012

Paco Yndurain Lecture, University of Madrid, Madrid, 2011

NISER Lectures Bhubaneswar, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at Bhubaneswar, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of Govt. of India., Bhubaneswar, 2010

Abdus Salam Lecture, Ahmedya Mosque, Frankfurt, 2009

Distinguished Lecturer, Arizona State University, Phoenix, 2008

Carlos Graef Lecture, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, 2003

Asim Barut Memorial Lecture, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2002

Research Student Supervision

Zoccali,M, From Gauge Theories to Gravity

Anastasiou,A, Octonions in M-theory

Nagy,S, Gravity as the square of yang-Mills

Hughes,L, Octonions and M-theory

BORSTEN,L

DAHANAYAKE,D

RUBENS,W