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Vasily Pestun Permanent Professor

My research is in the field of mathematical physics, quantum field theory and string theory. I explore non-perturbative methods to solve strongly interacting quantum field theories.

Invited conference talks

Invited department talks


Mathematics in Paris

Physics in Paris


Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant at Princeton University 2004-2007
    • PHY 305 Advanced Quantum Mechanics II
    • PHY 106 Advanced Electromagnetism
    • PHY 105 Advance Mechanics
    • PHY 406 Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics
    • PHY 510 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory II (graduate)
    • PHY 523 General Relativity (graduate)
  • 2001-2003 ITEP-ITP School on Quantum Fields and Strings, Kiev
  • 2003 ITEP Winter School, Moscow
  • 1998 & 1999 International Physics Olympiad Russian team coach
  • 1998-2000 Board of the National Russian Physics Olympiad
  • 1998-1999 Board of the International Physics Soros Olympiad

Professional service

  • Letters in Mathematical Physics
Referee for
  • ZBMath
  • Communications in Mathematical Physics
  • Letters in Mathematical Physics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
  • AMS Mathematical Reviews
  • Physical Review D