String cosmology -- the study of the universe: Ali Nayeri at TEDxChapmanU by TEDx Talks   5 years ago

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Ali Nayeri, Ph.D., is a member of the Center for Quantum Studies at Chapman University, and a faculty member in the university's Schmid College of Science and Technology. He is also a member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara, and is an active member of the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Federation of American Scientists.

Prior to coming to Chapman, Nayeri was a research affiliate at MIT's Laboratories of Nuclear Sciences, a research scientist at UF's Institute for Fundamental Theory, and a member of the Harvard Physics Department. His fields of research include string and brane cosmology, early universe and inflation general relativity, statistical physics of semi-classical theory of quantum gravity, and alternative cosmologies. He also seeks to popularize science and the interrelation of sociology and physics. A prolific author, Nayeri has published in scientific journals in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Russia.

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