Konstantinos Sfetsos

 Konstantinos Sfetsos
Konstantinos Sfetsos

Tel: +30 210-727 6938
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Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics
Faculty of Physics
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Athens 15784, Greece

Research Interests

String theory, field Theory and quantum gravity, Group's page


  • Gauge/Gravity correspondence
  • Non-perturbative aspects of gauge and field theories
  • Dualities in string and field theories
  • Low-energy effective supergravities of superstrings and M-theory
  • Fundamental aspects of black-hole physics and cosmology
  • Conformal field theories and integrable systems

Short Bio

A three page CV


  • Diploma in Physics (4 year degree), University of Patras, Greece, 1983-87
  • Department of Mathematics, Mathematical Physics Section, VPI, USA, 1987-88
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical High Energy Physics, USC, Los Angeles, USA, 1988-93
Research Positions:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, ITP, Univ. of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1993-96
  • CERN Fellow, 1997-99
  • Maitre-assistant, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1999-2002

Military service, 1996-97

Academic Positions:

  • Associate Professor, University of Patras,
    Department of Engineering Sciences, Greece, 2002-05
  • Professor, University of Patras,
    Department of Engineering Sciences, Greece, 2006-13
  • Professor & Group leader, University of Surrey,
    Department of Mathematics, UK, 2012-13
  • Professor, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens,
    Department of Physics, Greece, 2014-
  • Hellenic Open University, 2006-present
  • CERN Associate

Reaserch Activity