Matthew M. Roberts
Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics
and the Enrico Fermi Institute University of Chicago
5640 South Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
matthewroberts (at) uchicago.edu
I'm currently a Kadanoff Center Fellow at the Kadanoff Center for Theoretical Physics at the University of Chicago and also a member of the Enrico Fermi Institute. I am also the 84th Arthur H. Compton lecturer. My research interests include the intersection between condensed matter physics, high energy physics,and string theory, critical phenomena in AdS/CFT. I am also interested in geometric and gravitational aspects of string theory and applications of effective field theory.
I was previously awarded the Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship at New York University, where I was affiliated with the Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics.
I received my PhD at UC Santa Barbara where my advisor was Gary Horowitz. Before that I earned my B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Brandeis University, where I worked with Albion Lawrence.
From Fall 2007 to Spring 2009 I was in charge of UCSB's High Energy Physics Journal Club.
Link to slides for my talk at the GRG Centennial.
My collected Compton lecture slides and handouts.