Geometry / Theoretical Physics

Geometry / Theoretical Physics Faculty

  • Paul Stephen Aspinwall

    Paul Stephen Aspinwall

    Professor of Mathematics, Associate Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Professor of Physics (Secondary)
    Research Interest:
    String theory is hoped to provide a theory of all fundamental physics encompassing both quantum mechanics and general relativity
  • Hubert Bray

    Hubert Bray

    Professor of Mathematics, Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Mathematics
    Research Interest:
    Geometric analysis with applications to general relativity and the large-scale geometry of spacetimes
  • Arlie O. Petters

    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
    Research Interest:
    Problems connected to the interplay of gravity and light (gravitational lensing, general relativity, astrophysics, cosmology)
  • M. Ronen Plesser

    M. Ronen Plesser

    Professor of Physics, Professor in the Department of Mathematics (Secondary)
    Research Interest:
    String theory, the most ambitious attempt yet at a comprehensive theory of the fundamental structure of the universe