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Professor Bobby Acharya


Telephone: +44 020 7848 2156

Office: S7.21

Research Group: Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology

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Bobby is a Professor in the Physics Department at King’s College London.  He was awarded a PhD in String Theory in 1998 from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and went on to become a research council personal fellow at the same institution from 1997-2000. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the New High Energy Theory Center, Rutgers University, NJ, USA and became a staff member at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy in 2004.

Research Interests

  • Physics with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider
  • High energy particle physics and cosmology
  • The phenomenological consequences of string/M theory
Selection of Publications

Publications Repository 

Also, publications can be found here

PhD Vacancies

Applications are invited for research in the Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology group.

To apply for the Physics MPhil/PhD please fill in an application form. Further details and guidelines can be found here.

All relevant information regarding eligibility, including academic and English language requirements, is available from the online prospectus.

Funding your PhD

We have several funded opportunities available. All eligible applications will be automatically considered for these award. There are a number of funding schemes available associated with different application deadlines and eligibility requirements. Please visit our 'Funding your PhD' webpage for further details.

For further details contact Dr Bobby Acharya and or the Postgraduate Tutor Dr Cedric Weber.


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