# Scientific Staff

##### Riccardo Barbieri

Professor Emeritus

+39 050 509251

Palazzo Carovana, Office 59

I am interested in the Fundamental Interactions of Particle Physics and in the early Universe. My current interests focus on the flavour problem and in ultra-light scalars as DM particles.

##### Karapet Mkrtchyan

Assistant Professor

+39 050 509095

Palazzo Carovana, Office 73

My research focuses on Theoretical Physics, mostly related to Particle Physics, Classical and Quantum Field Theory and Gravity, and in particular to systems that exhibit high symmetries.

##### Enrico Trincherini

Assistant Professor

My research activity focuses on Theoretical High Energy physics, in particular on Quantum Field Theory, Gravitational physics and Cosmology.

+39 050 509608

Palazzo Carovana, Office 76A

##### Roberto Contino

Associate Professor

I am interested in the theory of Fundamental Interactions and in the description of the Early Universe. My current research focuses on models of EW symmetry breaking and Dark Matter.

+39 050 509243

Palazzo Carovana, Office 120

##### Augusto Sagnotti

Professor

My research focuses on Theoretical Physics, and in particular on gravitational interactions. Currently a main theme is the breaking of Supersymmetry in Supergravity and in String Theory.

+39 050 509253

Palazzo Carovana, Office 63

# Associated Scientific Staff

##### Dario Buttazzo

INFN Researcher

+39 050 509094

Palazzo Carovana, Office 119

My research activity is focused on theoretical high-energy physics. In particular, I am interested in fundamental interactions beyond the Standard Model, the origin of fermion masses and mixings, and more in general quantum field theory and cosmology.â€‹

# Postdoc Fellows

##### Ehsan Hatefi

My research has been mostly focused on theoretical high-energy physics, in particular

on String Theory, D-branes, Quantum Field Theory, Conformal Field Theory, Geometry,

Black Holes, AdS/CFT and gravitational physics.

+39 050 509086

Palazzo Carovana, Office 96

##### Rashmish Mishra

My research focus is on BSM models and their phenomenology, using both theoretical and data-driven tools. I also work on aspects of information problem in quantum gravity.

+39 050 509094

Palazzo Carovana, Office 119

##### Leonardo Trombetta

+39 050 509086

Palazzo Carovana, Office 96

# PhD Students

##### Riccardo Antonelli

+39 050 509711

Palazzo Carovana, Office 98

##### Ivano Basile

+39 050 509711

Palazzo Carovana, Office 98

##### Salvatore Bottaro

+39 050 509267

Palazzo Canonica, Office 8

##### Marco Costa

+39 050 50xxxx

Palazzo Canonica, Office 8

##### Kevin Max

+39 050 509267

Palazzo Carovana, Office 97

##### Alessandro Podo

+39 050 509267

Palazzo Carovana, Office 97

##### Francesco Serra

+39 050 509088

Palazzo Carovana, Office 80

##### Sonali Verma

+39 050 509894

Palazzo Canonica, Office 8

##### Ludovico Vittorio

+39 050 509894

Palazzo Canonica, Office 8

##### Kirill Zatrimaylov

+39 050 509711

Palazzo Carovana, Office 98

##### Ling-Xiao Xu

+39 050 509077

Palazzo Carovana, Office 84