Donald Marolf is a theoretical physicist, a Professor of Physics, and former head of the physics department at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Donald Michael Marolf
|Education||University of Texas at Austin|
|Known for||Firewall paradox|
|Fields||Theoretical Physics, General Relativity, Quantum Gravity|
|Institutions||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Academic advisors||Bryce DeWitt|
Marolf gained his Ph.D. from University of Texas at Austin in 1992, under Bryce DeWitt with a thesis on Green's Bracket Algebras and Their Quantization. His undergraduate-degree is from William Jewell College, in 1987.
He is an expert on thermodynamics of black holes, gravitational aspects in string theory, classical- and quantum-gravity. In the past he has worked on the canonical approach to quantum-gravity, lower-dimensional models of quantum-gravity, issues related to quantization of diffeomorphism-invariant theories, and a number of other topics. He has published 113 scientific papers through 2007.
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