Veronika Hubeny

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Professor

Office: 419 Physics Building
Phone: 530-238-5434
Fax: 530-752-4717
Email: vhubeny@ucdavis.edu

Research Interests:

My research interests lie mainly in areas of string theory and quantum gravity. Much of my past work has been set in the context of the gauge/gravity duality and black holes.

Research Areas

Career History

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stanford University, CA, 2001-2004
  • Postdoctoral researcher, University of California at Berkeley, CA, 2004-2005
  • Lecturer at Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, UK, 2005-2011
  • Reader at Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, UK, 20011-2014
  • Professor at Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University, Durham, UK, 2014-2015
  • Professor, University of California, Davis, 2015 to present

Honors

  • Presidential Scholar, 1992
  • Phi Kappa Phi Freshmen Award, 1993
  • University Best Project Award, 1993
  • University Honors Citation, 1994
  • Honors Scholarship, 1993-1995
  • J. R. Dorfman Prize for Undergraduate Research for the Best Research Project, 1995
  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in Mathematics, Science and Engineering, 1994-1996
  • Dean's Award for Academic Achievement, 1996
  • DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 1996-1999
  • Bell Prize for best student talk at 16th Paciifc Coast Gravity Meeting, 2000
  • Clay Mathematics Institute Super String 2000 Scholar, 2000
  • UC Doctoral Scholars Fellowship, 1996-2001
  • Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition{Honorable Mention, 2003
  • Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition{Honorable Mention, 2005
  • IOP Gravitational Physics group conference grant, 2007
  • Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition{Honorable Mention, 2008
  • Nuffield Science Bursaries Undergraduate Research, 2008