Past Member

Aron Wall

Funding provided by the National Science Foundation and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Fund

Affiliation

Natural Sciences

Field of Study

Particle Physics, Gravity

Home Institution

Institute for Advanced Study
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Aron Wall studies the thermodynamics of black holes and other horizons, mostly by proving theorems that connect gravity to information theory. He would like to find out what to postulate about the microstates of quantum gravity in order to get these thermodynamics principles to arise naturally.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Natural Sciences

Degrees

University of Maryland
Ph.D.
2011
St. John's College
B.A.
2005

Honors

2013
Bergmann-Wheeler Thesis Prize

Appointments

UC Santa Barbara, Physics Dep't
2011–2014
Simons Postdoctoral Fellow