Mathematical Physics

We are interested in mathematical problems inspired by physics. Our research topics include partial differential equations arising in general relativity, kinetic theory, continuum mechanics and quantum physics, special functions in mathematical physics, quantum properties of black holes and connections with representation theory. Examples of systems that we study are solvable lattice models, the Vlasov-Poisson/Vlasov-Einstein system in galactic dynamics, the Vlasov-Maxwell system in plasma physics, Boltzmann-like kinetic equations in low temperature physics, the Euler equation in fluid dynamics, the Cauchy equations in non-linear elasticity, the Schrödinger and Gross-Pitaevskii equations in quantum mechanics. We investigate questions such as the existence and asymptotic behaviour of solutions, the stability of steady states, as well as the topological properties and the spectral theory of these – and other – models.

Members

Faculty
Håkan Andréasson Mathematical problems in Gravitational Physics and Kinetic Theory
​Mohammad Asadzadeh ​Finite element methods for the neutral (neutron transport) and charged (Vlasov-Poisson, Vlasov-Maxwell, Fokker-Planck, Fermi, BGK and Schrödinger) particle transport
Simone Calogero Mathematical methods in Kinetic Theory, General Relativity and Continuum Mechanics
Tobias Gebäck ​Lattice Boltzmann methods and mathematical models for transport in porous materials
Magnus Goffeng ​Spectral theory and topological effects of magnetic Schrödinger operators
Martin Hallnäs ​Quantum integrable systems and special functions
Alexei Heintz ​Mathematical problems of flow and diffusion in heterogeneous media, Geometric dynamics of surfaces with applications to biological membranes
Jules Lamers ​Solvable lattice models and spin chains
​Daniel Persson ​Quantum properties of black holes and connections with representation theory
​Hjalmar Rosengren ​Solvable lattice models, Special functions of mathematical physics
​Bernt Wennberg ​Many particle systems and kinetic theory
​Emeriti
​Leif Arkeryd ​Mathematical problems in Kinetic Theory and Low Temperature Physics
PhD Students
​Linnea Hietala ​Solvable lattice models
​Maximilian Thaller Mathematical problems in general relativity, mainly involving kinetic matter models
  

Published: Fri 03 Feb 2017. Modified: Wed 26 Sep 2018