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Mohsen Shiri-Garakani

Lecturer
Director

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Physical Sciences - PLV

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Costello House 102
Office Hours
Westchester

Biography


Dr. Garakani is a theoretical physicist who works on developing a unified quantum theory for gravity and spacetime. His approach is based on Segal's idea of algebraic simplicity (specifically, focusing on semi-simple Lie algebras and Clifford algebras) which was further applied to spacetime structures by David Finkelstein. Dr. Garakani also studies issues in history and philosophy of contemporary physics, concentrating on foundation of quantum theory.

Education


BS , Tehran Polytechnic

MS , University of Akron

PhD , Georgia Intitute of Technology

Awards and Honors

  • Pace Univeristy, Provost's Office, October 14, 2013 - Faculty Fellow
  • Center for Philosophy and Natural Sciences, January 1, 2008 - Research Fellow
  • Springer, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, January 1, 2002 - Assistant Editor, International Journal of Theoretical Physics

RESEARCH INTEREST


Quantum Spacetime, Unified Gravity, Foundations of Quantum Theory, Quantum Logic, History and Philosophy of Physics, Applications of Physics in Complex System Theory.

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