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
2008-2013 Co-Investigator, Physics Department Quota Studentships Grant ST/F007027/1 from STFC, £3,028,9440.
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
2017-2020 Co-Investigator, STFC grant ST/P000762/1, M-theory, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory", £1,917,758
2016-2018 Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellowship, ``Gravity as the square of a gauge theory'', £22,000.
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
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
Frontiers in Physical Science Lecture, Imperial College London, London, 2005
Gold Medal Lecture, El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, 2004
Carlos Graef Lecture, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, 2003
Asim Barut Memorial Lecture, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2002
Oskar Klein Inaugural Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, USA, 2001
Research Student Supervision
Anastasiou,A, Octonions in M-theory
BORSTEN,L
DAHANAYAKE,D
Hughes,L, Octonions and M-theory
Nagy,S, Gravity as the square of yang-Mills
RUBENS,W
Zoccali,M, From Gauge Theories to Gravity