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Kevin John Torres Grosvenor

Kevin John Torres Grosvenor

Postdoc

Degrees

Ph.D. in Physics, August 2015.
University of California at Berkeley.
Adviser: Petr Hořava.

M.A. in Physics, May 2011.
University of California at Berkeley.
Adviser: Petr Hořava.

B.A. summa cum laude in Physics and Mathematics, May 2008.
Harvard College.

Research positions

Postdoctoral Researcher, Sept. 2015-Present.
Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University.
Advisers: Jan Ambjørn and Niels Obers.
Support: European Research Council Advanced Grant 291092.

Graduate Student Researcher, Aug. 2010-Aug. 2015.
Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Berkeley.
Adviser: Petr Hořava.
Support: National Science Foundation Grant PHY-1214644,
Department of Energy Grant DE-AC02-05CH11231.

Teaching positions

Graduate Student Instructor, Aug. 2008-May 2015.
University of California at Berkeley.
Subjects: Graduate Quantum Field Theory,
Upper division Classical Mechanics,
Lower division Relativity, Optics and Quantum Mechanics,
Lower division Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism.

Preliminary Exam Reviewer, May 2010-Jan.2013.
University of California at Berkeley.
Developed an eight-week review course for continuing graduate students.
Held two-week reviews prior to exams at the start of the semester.
Subjects: Classical Mechanics; Electromagnetism, Optics and Special Relativity;
Statistical Mechanics; and Quantum Mechanics.

Undergrad Student Learning Initiative, Aug. 2010-Aug. 2011.
University of California at Berkeley.
Adviser: Leroy T. Kerth.
Developed a battery of conceptual physics questions for oral examination of undergraduates to evaluate department effectiveness.

Laboratory Instructor, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2008.
Harvard College.
Subjects: Lower division Electromagnetism,
Lower division Wave Phenomena

Talks

Phases of Gravity with Anisotropic Scaling, July 2016.
Columbia University, New York.
21st International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation.

What do Graphs have to do with Polynomial Shift Invariance? May 2016.
H.C. Ørsted Institute, Copenhagen University.
Quantum Lunch Series.

Lifshitz-type Nambu-Goldstone Bosons, Jan. 2016.
Niles Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University.
High Energy Theory Seminar.

Polynomial Shift Symmetry: from Naturalness to Graph Theory, Sept. 2014.
Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Berkeley.
String Theory Group Meeting.

Honors

University of California at Berkeley:
Physics Department Service Award.
U.C. Berkeley Endowment Fund Fellowship for Graduate Education.
Carl and Betty Helmholz Scholarship.
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award.

Harvard College:
Phi Beta Kappa.
Jack T. Sanderson Memorial Prize in Physics.
Harvard College Scholarship.
Harvard Detur Prize.

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