Magdalena Larfors

Assistant Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Theoretical Physics

+4618-471 3296
Mobile phone:
+46 70 1679047
Visiting address:
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Assistant professor (docent, PhD) in theoretical physics, in particular string theory. Principal investigator of the projects Exploring the Structure of Stable String Vacua and Realistic Ground States of String Theory.

Supervisor of PhD students Robin Schneider and Matthew Magill, postdoc Paul-Konstantin Oehlmann and a number of master and bachelor students.

Courses taught include Mathematical methods of physics (1FA121), Analytical Mechanics (1FA163), Mechanics 3 (1FA103).

2021-2024 Project Grant from the Swedish Research Council "Exploring the Structure of Stable String Vacua"

2019-2021 Grant from the Carl Trygger foundation “The Structure of Realistic String Vacua”

2017 Docent (Swedish academic title) in theoretical physics

2017-2020 Starting Grant from the Swedish Research Council Realistic Ground States of String Theory

2017-- Assistant Professor Uppsala University.

2014-2016 Researcher Uppsala University.

2012-2014 Post Doc Oxford University.

2009-2012 Post Doc Ludwig Maximilians Universitu, Munich.

2009 PhD in theoretical physics, Uppsala university.

Magdalena Larfors studies string theory, and in particular how string and M theory can be compactified to 4 dimensional models that describe our world. A key interest in how the geometry and topology of the extra dimensions determine the lower-dimensional physics of a compactification.

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Magdalena Larfors