Vincent G. J. Rodgers

Vincent G. J. Rodgers
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1985
513 VAN
Office Phone: 
(319) 335-1219
Research Interests: 
Theoretical particle physics; string theory.
  • Topics include string theory with applications in gravitation, cosmology, superstring theories as unified theory, gauge/gravity correspondence
  • Numerical techniques developed for solutions in quantum chromodynamics (QCD), string theory
  • Students also: interact with students at other universities; participate in interdisciplinary work with mathematics department
  • Students develop mathematical skills including analytical, numerical, and symbolic methods