Nome Completo / Full Name
Miguel Sousa da Costa

Gabinete / Office
322 - FC3 - FCUP

Telefone / Phone

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Categoria / Category
Professor associado / Associate Professor

Indicador / Researcher indicator
Orcid: 0000-0003-0992-4747

Página pessoal / personal page

Palavras chave / Keywords
Conformal Field Theory, Gauge/Gravity Duality, Black Holes, String Theory

Currículo Resumido / Short resume

M.S. Costa received his PhD from Cambridge University in 1998, where he worked under the supervision of Professor Malcolm Perry from the General Relativity group at DAMTP. He then worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University (1998-2000) and at École Normale Superieure in Paris (2000-02). Since 2002 he is a staff member at the Physics Department of the Faculty of Sciences of Porto University.
M.S Costa is a member of Centro de Física do Porto since 2002. He has been the PI of several national research projects, of partnership projects with CERN, of European funded projects (RTN and IRSES) and, presently, of a Simons Foundation project. In 2004 M.S. Costa was awarded the Gulbenkian Science Prize for his work on String Cosmology.