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DeWolfe, Oliver M Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Prof. DeWolfe is interested in string theory, quantum field theory and general relativity. He is primarily focused on two areas: investigating string theory as a theory of quantum gravity ultimately responsible for the forces and particles of the universe and the nature of space and time, and using string-inspired models to explore phenomena related to particle, nuclear and condensed matter physics. The tools of his research are supergravity, brane physics and the gauge/gravity correspondence.

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  • string theory and supergravity, their applications to other phenomena via holography, particle physics and quantum field theory

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • PHYS 7230 Statistical Mechanics (Spring 2019)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • PHYS 4230 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (Fall 2018)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • PHYS 7230 Statistical Mechanics (Spring 2018)
  • PHYS 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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