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PhD Theses 1995  2018
PhD theses from 1929 until 1995 are listed
here.
Drian van der Woude Primordial nongaussianity in the effective field theory of large scale structure
Utrecht, 4 June 2018 Advisors: Prof. S. Vandoren, Dr. E.
Pajer
Panos Betzios
Applications and fundamentals of holography
Utrecht, 30 August 2017
Advisors: Prof. S. Vandoren, Dr. U. Gürsoy
Olga Papadoulaki
Holographic aspects of black holes, matrix models and quantum criticality
Utrecht, 28 August 2017
Advisors: Prof. S. Vandoren, Dr. U. Gürsoy
Watse Sybesma
Lifshitz symmetries and nonrelativistic holography
Utrecht, 12 June 2017
Advisor: Prof. S. Vandoren
Franz Ciceri
Duality
symmetries in supergravity: New structures and deformations Utrecht, 31 March 2017
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
Nava Gaddam
Quantum black holes: some static and
dynamical aspects
Utrecht, 15 March 2017
Advisor: Prof. S. Vandoren
Valentin Reys
Quantum black hole entropy and localization in supergravity Utrecht, 13 June 2016
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
Jules Lamers
On elliptic quantum integrability Vertex models, solidonsolid models and spin chains
Utrecht, 1 June 2016 Advisor: Prof. G. Arutyunov
Anne Franzen
The wave equation on black hole interiors
Utrecht, 1 December
2015 Advisor: Prof.
G. 't Hooft
Riccardo Borsato
Integrable
strings for AdS/CFT
Utrecht, 7 September
2015 Advisor: Prof.
G. Arutyunov
Drazen Glavan
Latetime quantum backreaction in cosmology
Utrecht, 28 August 2015
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft; coadvisor Dr. T. Prokopec
Ivano Lodato
Supersymmetric higher derivative couplings and their application
Utrecht, 29 September 2014
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
Wilke van der Schee
Gravitational collisions and the quarkgluon plasma
Utrecht, 2 July 2014 Advisors: Prof. T. Peitzmann,
Prof. G. Arutyunov
Chiara Toldo
Antide Sitter black holes in gauged supergravity
Utrecht, 11 June 2014
Advisor: Prof. S. Vandoren
Alessandro Sfondrini
Towards
integrability for AdS3/CFT2
Utrecht, 28 April 2014 Advisor: Prof. G. Arutyunov
Jan Weenink
Gauge Invariance and Frame Independence in Cosmology
Utrecht, 30 September 2013 Advisors: Prof. E. Laenen; coadvisor
Dr. T.
Prokopec
Stijn van Tongeren
Quantum field theory through a stringy mirror : Integrability of the
AdS5xS5 superstring and its deformations
Utrecht, 11 July 2013
Advisor: Prof. G. Arutyunov
Chris Wever
Soft and Coulomb resummation: squark and gluino production at the LHC
Utrecht, 27 May 2013
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
Kiril Hristov
Lessons from the vacuum structure of 4d N=2 supergravity
Utrecht, 1 June 2012
Advisor: Prof. S. Vandoren
Philipp Höhn
From Classical to Quantum: New Canonical Tools for the Dynamics of
Gravity
Utrecht, 14 May 2012
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
Timothy Budd
Nonperturbative Quantum gravity: a conformal perspective
Utrecht, 20 March 2012
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
Maarten van de Meent
Piecewise Flat Gravity in 3+1 Dimensions
Utrecht, 19 December 2011
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
Maaike van Zalk
New deformations of N=2 supergravity
Utrecht, 26 September 2011
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
Stefanos Katmadas
Extremal black holes in N=2 supergravity
Utrecht, 4 July 2011
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
Jurjen Koksma
Quantum Field Theory and Decoherence in the Early Universe
Utrecht, 22 June 2011
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft; coadvisor Dr. T. Prokopec
Paul Reska
Physical consequences of black holes in nonperturbative quantum gravity
and inflationary cosmology
Utrecht, 28 February 2011
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
Hugo Looijestijn
Aspects of compactifications and black holes in fourdimensional
supergravity
Utrecht, 27 September 2010
Advisor: Prof. B.Q.P.J. de Wit; coadvisor Dr. S. Vandoren
Marius de Leeuw
The Smatrix of the AdS5 x S5 superstring
Utrecht, 29 March 2010
Advisor: Prof. B.Q.P.J. de Wit; coadvisor Dr. G. Arutyunov
Pedro Machado
On the Renormalization Group Flow of Gravity
Utrecht, 8 January 2010
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
G.C. Stavenga
Soft radiation in Quantum Chromodynamics
Utrecht, 14 September 2009
Advisor: Prof. E.L.M.P. Laenen
T.M. Janssen
The infrared sector of quantum fields on cosmological spacetimes
Utrecht, 6 July 2009
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft; coadvisor: Dr. T. Prokopec
W. Westra
Topology change and the emergence of geometry
in two dimensional causal quantum gravity
Utrecht, 8 October 2007, 16h15
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
M. de Vroome
N=2 supersymmetric theories, dyonic charges
and instantons
Utrecht, 18 June 2007, 14h30
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit; coadvisor: Dr. S. Vandoren
D. Benedetti
Quantum gravity from
simplices: analytical investigations on causal dynamical trangulations
Utrecht, 11 June 2007, 14h30
Advisor: Prof. R. Loll
S. Nobbenhuis
The Cosmological Constant Problem; an inspiration for new physics
Utrecht, 15 June 2006, 14h30
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
M. Davidse
Nonperturbative effects in supergravity
Utrecht, 30 January 2006
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit; coadvisor: Dr. S. Vandoren
Z. Kadar
The polygon representation of three dimendional gravitation and
its global properties
Utrecht, 18 April 2005
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft; coadvisor: Dr. R. Loll
H. Weda
Masses and Magnetic Moments of Baryons in a QCDString Model
Utrecht, 10 May 2004
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
I. Herger
BPS Extensions and Gaugings of Supersymmetric Field theories
Utrecht, 26 mei 2003
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
J. Käppeli
Stationary Configuration and Geodesic Description of Supersymmetric
Black Holes
Utrecht, 19 mei 2003
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
I.L. Savonije
The Holographic Principle in a Cosmological Setting
Utrecht, 3 april 2003
Advisor: Prof. E.P. Verlinde
BJ. van Tent
Cosmological Inflation with Multiple Fields and the Theory of Density
Fluctuations
Utrecht, September 9, 2002
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
S. de Haro Ollé
Quantum gravity and the holographic principle
Utrecht, June 18, 2001
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
C.M. Hofman
Strings, matrices and noncommutative gauge theory.
Utrecht, September 19, 2000
Advisor: Prof. E.P. Verlinde
Shaker Publishing B.V., ISBN9042301201
G. Zwart
Stringy Perspectives on Gauge Theories
Utrecht, November 29, 1999
Advisor: Prof. E.P. Verlinde.
Shaker Publishing B.V., ISBN 9042300612
G.A.P.T. Aarts
Dynamics in Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Quantum Field Theory
Utrecht, October 4, 1999
Advisor: Prof. J. Smit
Shaker Publishing B.V., ISBN904230077795
V. Pascalutsa
Covariant Description of PionNucleon Dynamics
Utrecht, October 19, 1998
Advisor: Prof. J.A. Tjon
ISBN 9039319081
K. Peeters
Geometrical aspects of supersymmetry Spinning particles, string
dualities and the elevendimensional supermembrane
Utrecht, June 3, 1998
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
B.J.K. Kleijn
New couplings in N=2 supergravity
Utrecht, May 25, 1998
Advisor: Prof. B. de Wit
ISBN 9039319758
M. Welling
Classical and quantum gravity in 2+1 dimensions
Utrecht, January 19, 1998
Advisor: Prof. G. 't Hooft
ISBN 9039320233
T. Nieuwenhuis
The FeynmanSchwinger representation of field theory applied to twobody
bound states
Utrecht, October 9, 1995
Advisor: Prof. J.A. Tjon
