Piotr Sułkowski

Piotr Sułkowski Professor (prof. dr hab.), Principal Investigator

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics & California Institute of Technology

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Current members

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Aditya Bawane PhD, Postdoctoral researcher

Research interests: gravity and CFTs in two dimensions, supersymmetric gauge theories

email: Aditya.Bawane [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 5.62 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 962

Kento Osuga PhD, Postdoctoral researcher

Research interests: topological string theory, cohomological field theory, supersymmetric gauge theory, matrix models

email: Kento.Osuga [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 5.62 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 962
Shi Cheng

Shi Cheng PhD student

Research interests: topological recursion, matrix models, topological strings, SUSY gauge theories

email: shi.cheng [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 4.38 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 838
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Pedram Karimi PhD student

Research interests: dualities in string theory, topological quantum field theory, topological string theory
email: Pedram.Karimi [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 5.62 tel.: tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 962
Helder Larraguivel

Helder Larraguivel PhD student

Research interests: topological quantum field theory, matrix models

email: helder.larraguivel [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 4.45 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 845
Dmitry Noshchenko

Dmitry Noshchenko PhD student

Research interests: dualities in mathematical physics, topological recursion, homotopy Lie algebras, quantum invariants of manifolds, integrability

email: dsnoshchenko [at] gmail.com
office: 5.63 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 963
Artur Strąg

Artur Strąg BSc student (2016-2017), MSc student

BSc thesis: “Minimal models of conformal field theory and their correlation functions”, September 2017, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: two-dimensional superconformal field theory, string theory, knot theory

email: as358849 [at] okwf.fuw.edu.pl

Former postdocs

Carlos Perez Sanchez

Carlos Perez Sanchez PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2019-2021)

Research interests: random matrices and tensor models, topological quantum field theories, noncommutative geometry, topological recursion

Sibasish Banerjee

Sibasish Banerjee PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2019)

Research interests: string theory and gauge theories, algebraic geometry, complex and symplectic geometry, number theory

Vivek Kumar Singh

Vivek Kumar Singh PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2019)

Research interests: Chern-Simons theory and knot invariants, topological string theory, vertex model, representation theory, matrix models, entanglement entropy

Jakub Jankowski

Jakub Jankowski PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2017-2020)

Research interests: applied AdS/CFT correspondence, holographic description of real-time dynamics of systems with phase transitions, resurgence in hydrodynamics and Chern-Simons theories

Miłosz Panfil

Miłosz Panfil PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2015-2018)

Research interests: strongly correlated systems, integrable models, knot theory, topological field theories

email: Milosz.Panfil [at] fuw.edu.pl
office: 5.10 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 910
Ehsan Hatefi

Ehsan Hatefi PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2017-2018)

Research interests: brane effective actions, T-duality, alpha’ corrections in string theory, effective field theory, topological field theory, mirror symmetry, integrability in gauge theories, Chern-Simons theory, AdS/CFT

Petr Vasko

Petr Vasko PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2016-2018)

Research interests: rigid supersymmetry on curved manifolds, exact results in supersymmetric field theories, mirror symmetry, integrability in gauge theories

Hironori Mori

Hironori Mori PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2017-2018)

Research interests: supersymmetric field theories, non-perturbative phenomena in string and field theory, integrability, knots and number theory

Masahide Manabe

Masahide Manabe Postdoctoral researcher (2014-2017)

Research interests: matrix models, supersymmetric gauge theories, topological strings

Junya Yagi

Junya Yagi PhD, Postdoctoral researcher (2015-2017)

Research interests: supersymmetric field theories, integrability, M5-branes

Satoshi Nawata

Satoshi Nawata Postdoctoral researcher (2014-2015)

Research interests: supersymmetric gauge theories, knot invariants, dualities from M5-branes

Grzegorz Łach

Grzegorz Łach Postdoctoral researcher (2014)

Research interests: low energy quantum field theory, Casimir effect, RNA structure prediction and design, numerical methods

email: 137.036 [at] gmail.com
office: 5.46 tel.: (+48) 22 55 32 946
Sebastian Zając

Sebastian Zając Postdoctoral researcher (2013-2014)

Research interests: matrix models, RNA topology, neutrino phenomenology

www: Personal webpage

Former PhD students

Paweł Ciosmak

Paweł Ciosmak PhD student (2015-2020)

PhD thesis: “On quantum curves, Airy structures and supersymmetry”, November 2020, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: topological quantum field theory, matrix models

Piotr Kucharski

Piotr Kucharski PhD student (2013-2017)

PhD thesis: “Knots and BPS states”, September 2017, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: BPS states, knot invariants

Former students

Artur Strąg

Artur Strąg BSc student (2016-2017), MSc student

BSc thesis: “Minimal models of conformal field theory and their correlation functions”, September 2017, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: two-dimensional superconformal field theory, string theory, knot theory

email: as358849 [at] okwf.fuw.edu.pl
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Vebjørn Gilberg MSc student (2018-2021)

MSc thesis: “On topological strings, Chern-Simons theory and the topological vertex”, April 2021, University of Oslo, advisors: Prof. Morten Hjort-Jensen, Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: topological string theory, topological vertex

Paweł Smoliński

Paweł Smoliński MSc student (2016-2017)

MSc thesis: “From topological strings to quantum invariants of knots and quivers”, July 2017, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: topological quantum field theory, knot invariants

Tomasz Linowski

Tomasz Linowski BSc student (2016-2017), MSc student (2018-2019)

BSc thesis: “Low-dimensional models of quantum field theory”, July 2017, University of Warsaw, advisor: Piotr Sułkowski

MSc thesis: “Stabilizability of entangled two-mode Gaussian states”, June 2019, University of Warsaw, advisors: dr hab. Łukasz Rudnicki, Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: low-dimensional quantum field theory

Ernest Yeung

Ernest Yeung MSc student (2013-2014)

MSc thesis: “Quantum super-A-polynomials”, March 2014, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, advisors: Prof. Peter Mayr, Piotr Sułkowski

Research interests: super-A-polynomials

Wojciech Gac

Wojciech Gac BSc student (2013-2014)

Research interests: matrix models, topological recursion

Former overseas ERC team members

Tudor Dimofte

Tudor Dimofte ERC investigator (2013-2019)

Member at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, USA

www: http://www.ias.edu/people/cos/users/10270
email: tdd [at] ias.edu
Bertrand Eynard

Bertrand Eynard ERC investigator (2013-2019)

Professor at the Institut de Physique Théorique, CEA, Saclay, France

www: Personal webpage
email: bertrand.eynard [at] cea.fr
Sergei Gukov

Sergei Gukov ERC investigator (2013-2019)

Professor at Caltech, USA

www: Personal webpage at Caltech
email: gukov [at] theory.caltech.edu
Motohico Mulase

Motohico Mulase ERC investigator (2013-2019)

Professor at the University of California, Davis, USA

www: Webpage at UC Davis
email: mulase [at] math.ucdavis.edu
Marko Stošić

Marko Stošić ERC investigator (2013-2019)

Researcher at the ISR, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal

www: Webpage at ISR, IST
email: mstosic [at] isr.ist.utl.pt