Geometry / Theoretical Physics

Geometry / Theoretical Physics Faculty

  • Paul Stephen Aspinwall

    Paul Stephen Aspinwall

    Professor 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, Professor in the Department of Physics (Secondary)
    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, Dean of Academic Affairs of Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Mathematics, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Professor of Economics (Secondary), Professor of Physics (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), Professor in the Program in Education (Secondary)
    Research Interest:
    String theory, the most ambitious attempt yet at a comprehensive theory of the fundamental structure of the universe