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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

        Prof. Dr. Sergei V. Ketov

            TEACHING    ACTIVITIES



Lectures at TMU, Tokyo, Japan (2003-2018)

Special Relativity (not in this academic year)

Quantum Field Theory

General Relativity

Quantum Mechanics III (not in this academic year)

Fluid Mechanics and Elasticity Theory (not in this academic year)

Introduction to Cosmology NEW!
 
 

Public Lecture at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand NEW!

in the TMU homepage news

see report with pictures and the official announcement

Thema: High Energy Physics from Early Universe to Modern Colliders
 



Open University (public) Lectures at TMU, Tokyo, Japan (2010-2014) NEW!

http://www.ou.tmu.ac.jp and the official announcement of Thema 2

Thema 1: Einstein Theory of General Relativity and Evolution of our Universe

Thema 2: Physics of the Smallest and the Biggest in the 21st Century
 



KISO-Seminar and SATOMU at TMU, Tokyo, Japan (2009-2018)

for TMU freshmen and SATOMU international students

Thema: My Place in Global World
 



CNRS Lectures about Cosmology at Coulomb Laboratory, University of Montpellier, France (March 2015) NEW!

[1] Standard (Einstein-Friedmann) Cosomology

[2] Early Universe Inflation

[3] Dark Energy and Dark Matter Phenomenology

[4] Modified Gravity Models

[5] Introduction to Big Bang Reheating

[6] Inflation, Dark Energy and Dark Matter in Supergravity

[7] Superstring Cosmology
 



Lectures at the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany (Visiting DAAD-Professorship, 2012-2013)

sabbatical (leave of absence) in the academic year (2012/13)

[1] Einfuehrung in die Stringtheorie, Wintersemester 2012/13

[2] Structure of Space-Time and Matter in Supersymmetric Cosmology, Wintersemester 2012/13
 



Lectures at ITP, University of Hannover, Germany (Visiting DAAD-Professorship, 2004-2006)

[1] Einfuehrung in die Feldtheorie, March 2004

[2] Supersymmetrie und Seiberg-Witten-Theorie, September 2004

[3] Moderne Supersymmetrie und Supergravitation, March 2005

[4] Supergravitation und Superstrings,, August 2005

[5] Einfuehrung in die AdS/CFT-Korrespondenz, March 2006

[6] D-branen und M-Theorie, September 2006
 

Special Seminar: Introduction to String Theory, 2003-2004, Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Room 301 (Faculty of Science), together with Geometry Group of Math. Dept.  

Special Seminar: Black Holes, 2004--2005, Mondays, 2:40 pm - 4:00 pm, in Room 499 (Faculty of Science), together with Theoretical Astrophysics Group  


Past Teaching Experience in Germany, USA and Russia
 
UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

Tutoring in Quantum Mechanics, Calculus and Mathematical Physics, Department of Physics, Tomsk State University, USSR, 1982-1986

Lecturer in Mathematical Physics, Department of Physics, Tomsk State University, USSR, 1986-1987

Tutoring in Classical Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Group Theory, Statistical Mechanics, Special Relativity, Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory
Department of Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, 1992-1998

Lecturer in General Relativity, Department of Physics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2001
 
GRADUATE LEVEL

Lecturer in General Relativity (Tomsk State University, 1987/88, 1988/89 and 1989/90), Quantum Field Theory (Tomsk State University, 1987/88, 1988/89 and 1989/90),
and String Theory (Tomsk State University), Russia, 1990

Lecturer in Conformal Field Theory, Department of Physics, Maryland State University in College Park, USA, 1991

Lecturer in Quantum Field Theory/Non-linear Sigma-models, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, 1999

Lecturer in AdS/CFT Correspondence, Department of Physics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2000-2001
 

Supervision of PhD Students (completed)

B. B. Lokhvitsky (then Assistant Professor at Tomsk Polytechnical Institute), from Tomsk State University, Russia, November 1987
PhD Thesis Title: Irreducible Superfields in N=2 and N=4 Superspaces, and New Non-linear Sigma-models

A. A. Deriglazov (then Research Assistant at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of San-Paulo, Brazil), from Tomsk State University, Russia, May 1989
PhD Thesis Title: Beta-Functions of Supersymmetric Non-linear Sigma-models

Y. S. Prager (then Research Associate, Weizmann Institute of Physics, Israel), from Tomsk State University, Russia, December 1989
PhD Thesis Title: Quantum Ambiguities in Non-linear Sigma-models and Gauge Theories

S. Sasaki, (then postdoc at Physics Department of Helsinki University, Finland), from TMU Physics Department, March 2006
PhD Thesis Title: Non-anti-commutative Supersymmetric Field Theory

T. Hatanaka, from TMU Physics Department, March 2008
PhD Thesis Title: N=1/2 Supersymmetry and Supergravity in Four Euclidean Dimensions

M. Irisawa, from TMU Physics Department, September 2008
PhD Thesis Title: Noncommutativity in Conformal Spaces

M. Iihoshi, from TMU Physics Department, March 2011
PhD Thesis Title: Superstring-generated gravitational effective action and its inflationary solutions beyond Einstein gravity

N. Watanabe, from TMU Physics Department, March 2012
PhD Thesis Title: Cosmological properties of modified gravity and supergravity

T. Yumibayashi, from TMU Physics Department, March 2015
PhD Thesis Title: Discrete Integrable System and Invariant Variety of Periodic Points

Y. Aldabergenov, from TMU Physics Department, March 2018 (expected)
PhD Thesis Title: Inflationary models in supergravity with inflaton in a vector multiplet, and spontaneous breaking of supersymmetry and R symmetry after inflation

Y. Wakimoto, from TMU Physics Department, March 2018 (expected)
PhD Thesis Title: Moduli stabilisation, vacua and cosmological inflation in type IIA superstrings compactified on rigid Calabi--Yau threefolds
 

Supervision of Physics Diploma and Master Students (completed)

Y. S. Pugai (then Associate Professor at RIMS, University of Kyoto, Japan), from Tomsk State University, Russia, December 1990
Title of Diploma Work: Multi-loop Beta-functions of Non-linear Sigma-models on Group Manifolds

Ch. Unkmeir (then Research Associate at the Nuclear Physics Institute in Mainz, Germany), from Department of Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, December 1996
Title of Diploma Work: (4,4) Superfield Supergravity

S. Karnas (then Research Associate at ITP, University of Hannover, Germany), from Department of Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, December 1997
Title of Diploma Work: N=8 Self-dual Supergravity in Harmonic Superspace

Th. Lau (then MPI Graduate Student, Germany), from Department of Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, December 1999
Title of Diploma Work: N=3 Euler-Heisenberg Action in Light-cone Superspace

Th. Boettner (then Graduate Student at ITP, Hannover, Germany), from Department of Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, December 1999
Title of Diploma Work: Supersymmetric Born-Infeld Action in Light-cone Gauge

T. Hatanaka (then PhD student in the Graduate School of Tokyo Metropolitan University), from the Department of Physics of Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 2004
Title of Master Thesis: On the Universality of Goldstino Action

F. Iwai (got a job at Canon, Japan), from the Department of Physics of Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 2004
Title of Master Thesis: Supergravity

S. Takeuchi (then PhD student at KEK, Tsukuba, Japan), from the Department of Physics of Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 2004
Title of Master Thesis: Superstrings and M-theory

T. Yamada (then PhD student at KEK, Tsukuba, Japan), from the Department of Physics of Tokyo Metropolitan University, February 2008
Title of Master Thesis: Low-energy effective action of D-branes and Dirac-Born-Infeld theory

N. Watanabe (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2008
Title of Master Thesis: Monopoles, duality, and resolution of singularities

K. Matsuki, February 2011
Title of Master Thesis: Inflation as the origin of cosmological fluctuations

S. Kaneda (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2011
Title of Master Thesis: The (R+R^2)-inflationary model in the quintessence picture

S. Kobayashi (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2011
Title of Master Thesis: Born-Infeld-type actions from the N=1 supersymmetric Chern-Simons field theories in three spacetime dimensions

G. Michiaki, (then research student at TMU Physics), February 2012
Title of Master Thesis: Canonical quantization of Pais-Uhlenbeck oscillator

T. Yumibayashi, (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2012
Title of Master Thesis: Path integral quantization of Pais-Uhlenbeck oscillator

Y. Wakimoto (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2014
Title of Master Thesis: Covariant quantization of supergravity

H. Kuwabara (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2014
Title of Master Thesis: Hawking radiation of black holes

H. Nakada (then PhD student at TMU Physics), February 2015
Title of Master Thesis: Randall-Sundrum brane-world

S. Shimizu (then PhD student at Kitasato U.), February 2016
Title of Master Thesis: Massive gravity theory

K. Tomonari (then in software company, Japan), February 2017
Title of Master Thesis: On the possible geometrical origin of the cosmological constant in the gauge theory of gravity


 

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