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I am currently a Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, in London, Canada.

I'm also an Associate Faculty at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Waterloo, Canada.

Brief CV

  • M.S.(Hons), The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia (1994),
    Thesis title: "Study of Electron Shell Polarization in Heavy Atom Fission in Droplet Model Framework" (in Russian)
    Thesis Advisor: Prof. L.N.Ivanov


  • Ph.D., Cornell University, USA (1999),
    Dissertation title: "Statistical Mechanics of Cracks; Dualities in Supersymmetric Field Theories; Orientifolds of Type IIB Strings with Discrete B Flux"
    Dissertation Advisor: Prof. P.C.Argyres


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB, USA (1999-2002)
  • Research Fellow, Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics , UofM, USA (2002-2003)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2003-2007)
  • Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2007-2012)
  • Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada (2012)
  • Associate Faculty, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada (2003-)

  • My research efforts focus on understanding quantum properties of black holes and the origin of our Universe, as described by string theory. Additionally, I'm involved in developing analytical tools in string theory that could shed new light on strong interactions of subatomic particles.


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