INFN Rome Theory Group

The INFN theory group in Rome is made of researchers from INFN and Sapienza University.
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Coordinator of INFN theory group
Antonio Davide Polosa
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Theoretical Particle Physics

Coordinator of Sapienza theory group
Roberto Contino
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

QFT, BSM theory and phenomenology, Dark Matter

Ugo Giuseppe Aglietti
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Perturbative QCD, resummations, non-perturbative models, heavy flavors

Marco Bochicchio
[INFN] [inSpire]

Large-N QCD, Gauge Theories, Topological Field/String Theory, Chern-Simons Theory on Non-Commutative Space-Time

[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Collider Physics, Perturbative QCD, Higher-Order Corrections

[INFN] [inSpire]

Collider phenomenology, perturbative QCD, all-order resummations, PDFs

[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Exotic hadrons, light dark matter detection, effective field theories for condensed matter, large scale structures, cosmic neutrino background

[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Statistical Physics, Living Active Matter, Collective phenomena in biological systems

[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Disordered systems, spin glasses, complexity, glassy systems, theoretical biophysics

Barbara Mele
[INFN] [inSpire]

Beyond the Standard Model Phenomenology, Collider Physics, Higgs and top phenomenology

Marco Nardecchia
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Theory and phenomenology of fundamental interactions, physics beyond the Standard Model, flavor physics

Paolo Pani
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Gravity theory, black-hole physics, and gravitational-wave phenomenology

[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Quantum field theory, non-perturbative aspects of gauge theories, large-N QCD, statistical field theory

Andrea Pelissetto
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Lattice field theories, statistical field theory, critical transitions in classical and quantum models

[INFN] [inSpire]

String theory and supergravity theories, Conformal field theories and holography, Scattering Amplitudes in Gravity

Giovanni Salme'
[INFN] [inSpire]

Bethe-Salpeter equation and gap-equations for hadrons, Hadron dynamical observables, Light-front Hamiltonian Dynamics for nuclei, European muon effect in light nuclei

Luca Silvestrini
[INFN] [inSpire]

Electroweak Interactions, Flavour Physics, Standard Model Effective Theory, Global Fits, Machine Learning application to Phenomenology

Alfredo Urbano
[Sapienza] [inSpire]

Beyond the standard model, theory and phenomenology; cosmology and physics of the primordial universe

Mauro Valli
[INFN] [inSpire]

Beyond the Standard Model phenomenology, Dark Matter physics, Early Universe cosmology, Standard Model precision tests


Giovanni Grilli di Cortona
[INFN] [inSpire]

Physics beyond the SM, dark matter and neutrino physics, direct detection searches, collider physics, axion, light dark sectors

Ilia Musco
[INFN] [inSpire]

Francesco Scardino
[INFN/Sapienza] [inSpire]

Large-N QCD, gauge theory, lattice gauge theory, supersymmetric gauge theory

PhD students

Pier Giuseppe Catinari
Quantum Field Theory, BSM theory and phenomenology, cosmology and physics of the primordial universe

Antonio Junior Iovino
Cosmology, primordial black holes, gravitational waves

Stefano Palmisano
BSM theory and phenomenology, Dark Matter

Giacomo Santoni
Large-N QCD, Supersymmetric gauge theories, Solitons

Claudio Toni
Physics beyond the Standard Model, Light New Physics