Prof Alon Faraggi 
 Theoretical particle physics
 Unification of fundamental matter and interactions
 String theory
 Phenomenological and cosmological implications of string theory
 Physics beyond the standard model and collider phenomenology
 Foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum gravity

Dr Radu Tatar 
 Ftheory compactifications
 Brane configurations and SUSY field theories
 Geometric constructions of strongly coupled field theories
 Nilpotent orbits for 3d gauge theories
 Seiberg dualities and their geometric interpretations

Dr Thomas Mohaupt 
 Exact solutions to gauged and ungauged supergravity, and as well to other gravitational theories
 Integrability in supergravity and string theory, in particular linear systems and RiemannHilbert problems
 Black hole entropy, black hole partition functions and their relation to the topological string
 Instantons in string theory, Euclidean supersymmetry
 Vacuum selection in string theory, its possible relation to inflation and dark energy
 Geometry of supergravity and string theory: spacetime geometry, geometry of couplings

Dr Susha Parameswaran 
 String theory, supergravity and branes
 Interplay between string theory, cosmology and particle physics
 Dark energy theory
 Early Universe cosmology, inflation
 Primordial black holes, gravitational waves
 Supersymmetry breaking

Dr Ed Hardy

 Dark Matter: Axions and Glueballs
 Finite temperature QFT and astrophysical constraints on new light particles
 New Approaches to the hierarchy problem
 Heterotic String theory and its phenomenology

Mr Louis Gall


Mr Giacomo Pope

 Exact solutions to N=2 supergravity theories
 Oxidation of black hole solutions to higher dimensions and their sting/Mtheory interpretations
 Black hole thermodynamics and its extension to cosmological Killing horizons

Mr Benjamin Percival

 Free fermionic heterotic string model building
 Machine learning tools for exploring string landscape
 Axions in string theory
 Philosophy of physics

Mr Flavio Tonioni

 String compactifications
 Dbrane model building

Mr Jamie Rogers

 Quiver gauge theories
 Geometric structures in scalar manifolds
 Nilpotent varieties in Lie algebras
 Brane engineering for low dimensional QFTs
 Quiver arithmetic and transverse slices

Mr Yizhuo Gao


Mr Abdullah Ibrahim

 Seiberg dualities in various dimensions
 Dbrane construction of supersymmetric dualities

Mr Martin Hurtado


Mr Viktor Matyas

 String theory compactifications, dualities and related geometry
 String partition functions and their symmetries
 Holography and the AdS/CFT correspondence
 Quantum information theory and holographic entanglement entropy
 Geometric and topological structures in QFT and string theory

Mr Horia Nicolaescu

 Axion dark matter
 Hierarchy problem
 QCD

Mr Bruno Bento

 Quintessence
 Dark energy
 Cosmology in string theory

Mr Maxime Médevielle

 Geometrical aspects of supergravity and string theory
 Supergravity compactifications
