Geometry / Theoretical Physics
Geometry / Theoretical Physics Faculty

Paul Stephen Aspinwall
Professor of Mathematics, Associate Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Professor of Physics (Secondary)
psa@cgtp.duke.eduResearch Interest:String theory is hoped to provide a theory of all fundamental physics encompassing both quantum mechanics and general relativity 
Hubert Bray
Professor of Mathematics, Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Mathematics
hubert.bray@duke.eduResearch Interest:Geometric analysis with applications to general relativity and the largescale geometry of spacetimes 
Arlie O. Petters
Benjamin Powell Professor of Mathematics, Professor of Mathematics, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Dean of Academic Affairs of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Economics (Secondary), Bass Fellow
arlie.petters@duke.eduResearch Interest:Problems connected to the interplay of gravity and light (gravitational lensing, general relativity, astrophysics, cosmology) 
M. Ronen Plesser
Professor of Physics, Professor in the Department of Mathematics (Secondary)
plesser@cgtp.duke.eduResearch Interest:String theory, the most ambitious attempt yet at a comprehensive theory of the fundamental structure of the universe