# Cumrun Vafa, Ph.D.

## Affiliations: | Physics | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States |

##### Area:

String theory##### Website:

https://www.physics.harvard.edu/people/facpages/vafa##### Google:

"Cumrun Vafa"##### Bio:

http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/members/20020129.html

http://users.physics.harvard.edu/~vafa/

https://history.aip.org/phn/11610025.html

https://catalog.princeton.edu/catalog/260170

https://www.genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=18845

https://inspirehep.net/record/985117?ln=en

## Mean distance: 13.81 | S | N | B | C | P |

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorEdward Witten | grad student | 1985 | Princeton | |

(Symmetries, inequalities and index theorems.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeMoshe Ronen Plesser | grad student | 1991 | Harvard |

Kenneth Intriligator | grad student | 1987-1992 | Harvard |

Savdeep S. Sethi | grad student | 1991-1996 | Harvard |

Freddy A. Cachazo | grad student | 2002 | Harvard |

Martijn P. Wijnholt | grad student | 2003 | Harvard |

Andrew Neitzke | grad student | 2005 | Harvard |

Daniel L. Jafferis | grad student | 2007 | Harvard |

Kirill A. Saraikin | grad student | 2007 | Harvard |

Jonathan J. Heckman | grad student | 2009 | Harvard |

Jihye Seo | grad student | 2010 | Harvard |

Clay A. Cordova | grad student | 2012 | Harvard |

Sam Espahbodi | grad student | 2013 | Harvard |

Ashwin Rastogi | grad student | 2013 | Harvard |

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Gukov S, Pei D, Putrov P, et al. (2020) BPS spectra and 3-manifold invariants Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications. 29: 2040003 |

Kim H, Tarazi H, Vafa C. (2020) Four-dimensional N =4 SYM theory and the swampland Physical Review D. 102: 26003 |

Bedroya A, Brandenberger R, Loverde M, et al. (2020) Trans-Planckian censorship and inflationary cosmology Physical Review D. 101 |

Kamenova L, Vafa C. (2020) Kobayashi Non-hyperbolicity of Calabi–Yau Manifolds Via Mirror Symmetry Communications in Mathematical Physics. 378: 329-334 |

Katz S, Kim H, Tarazi H, et al. (2020) Swampland Constraints on 5d $\mathcal{N}=1$ Supergravity Journal of High Energy Physics. 2020: 1-59 |

Palti E, Vafa C, Weigand T. (2020) Supersymmetric protection and the Swampland Journal of High Energy Physics. 2020: 1-46 |

Genolini PB, Honda M, Kim H, et al. (2020) Evidence for a Non-Supersymmetric 5d CFT from Deformations of 5d $SU(2)$ SYM Journal of High Energy Physics. 2020 |

Kim H, Shiu G, Vafa C. (2019) Branes and the swampland Physical Review D. 100 |

Bhardwaj L, Zotto MD, Heckman JJ, et al. (2019) Erratum: F-theory and the classification of little strings [Phys. Rev. D 93, 086002 (2016)] Physical Review D. 100 |

Heckman JJ, Vafa C. (2019) Fine Tuning, Sequestering, and the Swampland Physics Letters B. 798: 135004 |