##### Dr. Cristinel Stoica

General relativity: Singularities in general relativity. Einstein equations. Big-Bang. Black holes. Black hole entropy. Black hole information loss problem. Quantum field theory on curved background. Quantum gravity. Causal structure of spacetime.

Particle physics: The Standard Model. Gauge theory. Yang-Mills equations. Unified Theories. Geometric properties of particles. Dirac equation. Kaluza-Klein theories.

Quantum mechanics: Foundations of quantum mechanics. Ontological aspects of the wavefunction. Entanglement. The measurement problem. Relations between quantum theory and special and general relativity.

Mathematical physics: Applications of the following to physics: Semi-Riemannian geometry. Singular semi-Riemannian geometry. Differential topology. Lie groups and algebras. Representation theory. Clifford algebras. Spin geometry. Fiber bundles. Complex and hermitian geometry. Generalized complex geometry. Category theory. Sheaf theory.

- O.C. Stoica,
*Metric dimensional reduction at singularities with implications to Quantum Gravity,*Annals of Physics 347C, 74–91 (2014). - O.C. Stoica,
*Schwarzschild Singularity is semi-Regularizable*, Eur. Phys. J. Plus, 127(83):1–8, (2012). - O.C. Stoica,
*Quantum Measurement and Initial Conditions,*International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 2015, arXiv:1212.2601. - O.C. Stoica,
*Leptons, Quarks, and Gauge from the Complex Clifford Algebra Cl6,*Adv. Appl. Clifford Algebras 28, 52 (2018). - O.C. Stoica,
*Revisiting the black hole entropy and the information paradox,*Advances in High Energy Physics, vol. 2018, article ID 4130417 (2018).