Robert C. Penner

Robert C. Penner, mathematician

René Thom Chair

Robert C. Penner is Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, Centre Distinguished Professor, Centre for the Quantum Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Aarhus University, Visiting Professor at Max-Planck Institut für Mathematik in Bonn and at University of Tokyo.

His main research interests are: geometry, especially interfaces between geometry and physics involving algebraic number theory; string theory – an attempt to reconcile the theories of quantum gravity and quantum mechanics with general relativity; theoretical high-energy physics mathematical physics (especially quantum physics); low-dimensional topology.

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