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**Born:** 1958, Dec. 22^{nd}
in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia

**Address:**- Howard University

Departments of Physics & Astronomy & Mathematics

2355 Sixth St., NW, Rm. 213

Washington, DC 20059, USA

tel.: (202) 806-6267, -6245 (main office), -5830 (fax)

e-mail: thubsch@mac.com, thubsch@howard.edu

**Education:****B.Sc.**: Institute of Physics, 9/81, University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (M. Nikolić) 1977-81.

Two first prizes in the Undergraduate Research Contest of the University of Novi Sad.

**MS program:**Department of Physics, University of Zagreb, Yugoslavia (S. Pallua) 1981-84 (left for USA before completing).

**Ph.D.**: Department of Physics and Astronomy 9/87, University of Maryland, College Park, USA (J.C. Pati) 1984-87.-
__Spring/Summer-School and Workshop Participation__**»**International Summer-School in High Energy Physics, Kupari, Yugoslavia; 9/80.**»**International Summer-School in High Energy Physics, Kupari, Yugoslavia; 9/81.**»**International Conference on Phenomenology of Unified Theories, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; 5/83.**»**III Adriatic Meeting: Supersymmetries and Supergravities, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; 6/83.**»**International Summer-School in High Energy Physics, Kupari, Yugoslavia; 9/83.**»**Spring Workshop on Supersymmetry and Supergravity, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 4/84.**»**Summer Workshop on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6-8/85.**»**II Workshop on Fundamental Physics, Humacao, Puerto Rico, USA; 3/86.**»**International Conference on Nuclear Structure, Reactions and Symmetries, Dubrovnik; Yugoslavia, 6/86.**»**IV Adriatic Meeting: Supersymmetry and Superstrings, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; 6/86.**»**Summer Workshop on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6-8/86.**»**Summer Workshop on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6-8/87.**»**Summer School on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6-8/88.**»**XIII International School of Theoretical Physics, Szczyrk, Poland; 9/89.**»**Workshop on Mirror Symmetry, Berkeley, CA, USA; 5/91.**»**AMS Meeting Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, Lexington, KY; 3/94.**»**Workshop on Mirror Symmetry, Stillwater, OK, USA; 3/95.**»**The JAMI Conference on Birational Geometry, Baltimore, MD, USA; 4/96.**»**SUSY 96 Conference, College Park, MD, USA; 5-6/96.**»**Conformal Field Theory Workshop, Oberwolfach, Germany; 6/96.**»**Integrable Models and Strings Workshop, Hannover, Germany; 6/96.**»**AAPT New Faculty Workshop, College Park, MD; 10-11/96.**»**Workshop on Geometry and Physics, Hsinchu University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 7/98.**»**Title III Workshop: Changing the Face of Education In the Millennium and Beyond, San Diego, 12/98.**»**“Geometric Transitions” Workshop, Caltech-USC Center for Theoretical Physics, Los Angeles, 01/02.**»**Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists, Atlanta, GA, 02/03.**»**9th Adriatic Meeting: “Particle Physics and the Universe”, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 09/03.**»**International Conference for Physics Students, Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro, 08/04.__Opening Address__:**»**“K-theory and Supersymmtery: Mathematics & Physics Workshop”, University of Washington, Seattle, 02/05.**»**AMS Meeting, Special Session: “K-theory in M-theory”, University of Oregon, Eugene, 11/05.**»**BIRS Workshop: Off-shell Supersymmetry via Graph Theory and Superspace (2nd D.F.Ghil Workshop), BANFF, Canada, 07/06.**»**3rd D.F.Ghil Workshop, University of Washington, Seattle, 06/07.**»**“Workshop on Supersymmetry, Graphs, and Codes at Pepperdine University”, Pepperdine University, Malibu, 09/07.**»**“Geometric Analysis: Present and Future”, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 08/27/08–09/01/08

**Positions Held**[Basic][Teaching][Talks][Services][Grants][Publications]- (listed in chronological order of start time, with current
positions in boldface)
__Postdoctoral Associate__, 09/1987-09/1990.- Theory Group, University of Texas Physics Department, Austin, TX 78712, USA
__Research Associate__, 01/1988 - 05/2002- the “Rudjer Boskovic” Institute of Physics, Bijenicka 54, 41000 Zagreb, Croatia.
__Postdoctoral Fellow__, 09/1990-09/1992.- Harvard University Mathematics Department, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
__Postdoctoral Affiliate__, 06/1991-09/1992.- Harvard University Physics Department, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
__Visiting Lecturer__, 09-11/1991.- The National Tsing-Hua University at Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.
__Assistant Professor__, 08/1992-05/1995- Howard University Physics & Astronomy Department
- Washington, DC 20059, USA
__Associate Professor__, 06/1995 - 06/2000 (**tenured: Summer 1997**)- Howard University Physics & Astronomy Department
- Washington, DC 20059, USA
__Professor__, 6/2000 - present- Howard University Physics & Astronomy Department
- Washington, DC 20059, USA
__Adjunct Professor__, 06/1995 - present- Howard University Mathematics Department
- Washington, DC 20059, USA
__Research Associate__, 12/1996 - 01/1997, 03/1997- Harvard University Mathematics Department, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
__Visiting Scholar__, 01/1998 - 12/2000- Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA 02138, USA
__Visiting Scholar__, Fall 2000- CIT-USC Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2535
__Visiting Scholar__, 01/2004 - 12/2006- Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA 02138, USA
__Adjunct Professor__, 12/2004 - 12/2006- Strayer University, Manassas, VA 20169, USA
__Professor__, 01/2007 - 05/2008- Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (now fused with Math. Dept.), Delaware State University, Dover, DE 19901, USA
__Visiting Professor__, 12/2007 - present- University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia
__Research Professor__, 09/2009 - present- University of Central Florida, Department of Physics, Orlando, FL

**Teaching and Lecturing**[Basic][Positions][Talks][Services][Grants][Publications]

__Invited Lecture Series__

- Course Symmetries in Physics (joint lectures with D. Kapor)

at the University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; (Fall ’82). - Teaching assistant for various courses

at the University of Zagreb (’83-84.), Yugoslavia. - Teaching assistant for various courses

at the University of Maryland (’84-87.), College Park, MD 20742 USA - Lectures at the Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and
Cosmology

at ICTP, 7/86, Trieste, Italy. - Lectures at Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and
Cosmology

at ICTP, 7/87, Trieste, Italy. - Lectures at the XIII International School of Theoretical
Physics

9/89, Szczyrk, Poland. - Course Supersymmetry and Superstrings, Fall ’91

at The National Tsing-Hua University at Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. - Course Calculus II (with O. Bretscher), Summer ’92

at the Mathematics Dept. of Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

- Course Symmetries in Physics (joint lectures with D. Kapor)

__Howard University__

Undergraduate Courses:

- Phys-001: General Physics I, Summer ’06, ’08–12.
- Phys-002: General Physics II, Summer ‘06–12.
- Phys-008: General Physics for Architects, Summer ’94, ’02.
- Phys-013: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I, Fall ’01.
- Phys-014: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II, Spring ’02.
- Phys-015: Introduction to Modern Physics, Spring ’00.
- Phys-023: General Physics Laboratory, Fall ’94.
- Phys-092: Dept. Honors (senior), Fall ’95.
- Phys-178: Electricity and Magnetism I, Fall ’92.
- Phys-179: Electricity and Magnetism II, Spring ’93.
- Phys-192: Introduction to Mathematical Physics I, Fall ’92–97, ’04–06, ’08–14.
- Phys-193: Introduction to Mathematical Physics II, Spring ’93–98, ’05–06, ’09–15.

- Graduate Courses:

- Phys-204: Electricity and Magnetism I, Fall ’92.
- Phys-205: Electricity and Magnetism II, Spring ’93.
- Phys-216: Mathematical Methods I, Fall ’92–97, ’04–06, ’08–14.
- Phys-217: Mathematical Methods II, Spring ’93–98, ’05–06, ’09–15.
- Phys-220: Quantum Mechanics I, Fall ’93–06, ’08–14.
- Phys-221: Quantum Mechanics II, Spring ’94–06, ’09–15.
- Phys-228: Fundamental Particle Physics I, Fall ’11.
- Phys-229: Fundamental Particle Physics II, Spring ’12.
- Phys-238: Theoretical Physics I, Fall ’98–00.
- Phys-239: Theoretical Physics II, Spring ’99.
- Math-245: Methods of Applied Math. I, Fall ’96–97, ’05.
- Math-246: Methods of Applied Math. II, Spring ’97–98, ’06.
- Phys-266: Advanced Mathematical Methods I, Fall ’02.
- Phys-267: Advanced Mathematical Methods II, Spring ’03.
- Phys-279: Advanced Field Theory I, Spring ’05.
- Phys-281: Introduction to High Energy Physics, Spring ’93.

__Strayer University__

Undergraduate Courses:

- MAT100: Fundamentals of Mathematics, Q3,4 ’05.
- MAT105: Introduction to College Mathematics, Q2 ’06.
- MAT200: Fundamentals of Mathematics, Q1,2 ’05, Q1 ’06.

- Graduate:
- MAT540: Quantitative Methods, Q1-4 ’05, Q1,4 ’06.

__Delaware State University__

Undergraduate Courses:- Math-121: College Algebra, Spring ’07.
- Math-351: Differential Equations, Spring ’07.

- Graduate:
- Math-551: Ordinary Differential Equations, Fall ’07.
- Math-641: Combinatorics, Spring ’07–’08.
- Phys-525: Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory, Spring ’08.
- Phys-655: Computational Methods, Fall ’07.
- Math-871: Complex Analysis II, Spring ’08.

__Novi Sad University__

BSc/MSc Program Course:- High-Energy Physics (block-course), Spring ’08–15.

__Invited Talks__[Basic][Positions][Teaching][Services][Grants][Publications]*Non-minimal SU(5)-model with a 75*

**»**International Summer-School in High Energy Physics Kupari, Yugoslavia; 9/83.*Elementary Particle Physics and Gauge Theories*

**»**Summer Camp “Letenka”, University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; 06/84.*Frontiers of Contemporary Elementary Particle-Cosmology*

**»**University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia; 12/85.*Preons from Superstrings*

**»**Second Workshop on Fundamental Physics Humacao, Puerto Rico; 3/86.*Calabi-Yau Manifolds*

**»**University of Vienna, Austria; 6/86.*Theory of Unified Nuclei?*

**»**International Conference on Nuclear Structure, Reactions and Symmetries, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; 6/86.*Construction of Calabi-Yau Manifolds*

**»**IV Adriatic Meeting, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; 6/86.*Manifold Compactification of Superstrings*

**»**Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6/86.*Do Superstrings Lead to Quarks or Preons ?*

**»**University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece; 6/87.*Superstrings on Calabi-Yau Manifolds*

**»**University of Crete, Iraklion, Greece; 6/87.*Polynomial Deformations and Cohomology on Calabi-Yau Manifolds*

**»**Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; 6/87

**»**University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA; 9/87

**»**University of Texas A&M, College Station, TX, USA; 9/87.*Phenomenology of Superstring Theories*

**»**the “Rudjer Boskovic” Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Yugoslavia; 6/87.*Superstrings and Cohomology of Calabi-Yau Manifolds*

**»**University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA; 9/87.*Possible Transitions Among (Many of) Calabi-Yau Vacua*

**»**CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; 6/88;

**»**Summer School on High Energy Physics and Cosmology, ICTP, Trieste, Italy; June-6/88.*Finite Distances Between Distinct Calabi-Yau Vacua*

**»**California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA; 6/88.*Connected Calabi-Yau Compactifications*

**»**University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA; 9/89;

**»**Fermilab, Batavia, USA; 6/89.*Unified Calabi-Yau Compactifications*

**»**the “Rudjer Boskovic” Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Yugoslavia; 6/89;

**»**the Enrico Fermi Institute, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, USA; 6/89.*Sigma-Model vs. Point Field Description of Compactification*

**»**Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Wien, Wien, Austria; 9/89.*Chameleonic Sigma-Models*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/90;

**»**The Los Alamos Theory Group, Los Alamos, NM, USA; 6/90.*Topology Changing Sigma-Models*

**»**Oklahoma State University, Norman, OK, USA; 6/89.*Realistic Superstring Compactifications*

**»**Oklahoma State University, Norman, OK, USA; 6/89.*Elusive Conifolds (Sick Landau-Ginzburg Models)*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/90.*Cohomology Computation through Advanced Magic*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/90.*Web of Topologically Distinct Calabi-Yau 3-Folds*

**»**MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/90.*Stringy Cosmic Strings*

**»**University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 6/91.*Calabi-Yau Cosmic Yarn*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/91.*Possibly Realistic String Theories*

**»**The National Tsing-Hua University Physics Dept., Hsinchu, Taiwan; 6/91.*Gravitation and Quantum Physics of the Real World: Strings*

**»**Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; 6/91.*A Generalized Construction of Mirror Models*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/92.*Spacetime Variable Calabi-Yau Vacua*

**»**MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/92.*An SL(2)-Action and Lefschetz Decomposition of Jacobian Rings*

**»**Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 6/92.*On Springs, Strings and Sphinx*

**»**Howard University, Washington, DC, USA; October ’92.*Of Cosmic Yarn - Or, From Strings to Cosmic Strings*

**»**Howard University, Washington, DC, USA; December ’92.*Mirror Landau-Ginzburg Models*

**»**University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 6/93.*Calabi-Yau Cosmic Strings*

**»**Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA; April ’93.*The Mirror Symmetry of Manifolds with K=0 may Nevertheless be Trivial*

**»**AMS Meeting in Lexington, KY; 6/94.*Partition Functions for Supersymmetric and Calabi-Yau Models*

**»**University of Maryland, College Park, MD; April ’94.*Mirror Symmetry for Algebraic Varieties - Benefits from String Theory*

**»**Howard University, Washington, DC, USA; October ’94.*The Origins of Mirror Symmetry for Algebraic Varieties*

**»**Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA; March 1995.*Life, Death and Resurrection of Chargeless Matter (from Superstrings)*

**»**University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA; December ’95.*A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Superstring Jump Gates and Other Worlds*

**»**University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA; 6/96.

**»**Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany; 6/96.*A Stringy Singular Cohomology*

**»**Mathematische Institut, Oberwolfach, Germany; 6/96.*Generic and Unusual Superstring Vacua*

**»**Institut für Theoretische Physik, Univ. Hannover, Germany; 6/96.*A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Superstring Jump Gates and Other Worlds*

**»**Physics Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada; 4/97.*Quantum Mechanics is Either Non-Linear of Non-Introspective*

**»**University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada; 4/97.*A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Superstring Jump Gates and Other Worlds*

**»**Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; 6/97.

**»**Theory Division, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; 6/97.*String Theory as a Theory of Mapping of Riemann Surfaces*

**»**Department of Mathematics, Howard University; 11/97.*The Lefschetz SL2 Action and its Mirror*

**»**Department of Physics, Johns Hopkins University; 2/98.*Conifolds in the Linear Sigma Model*

**»**Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University; 2/98.*Through Strings to Cosmic Strings, and Why*

**»**Math and Physics Clubs, Hampden-Sydney College; 3/98.*A Ubiquitous SL(2,C)*^{2}Mirror Symmetry in (2,2) Supersymmetry

**»**Workshop on Geometry and Physics, Tamkang University, Tamkang, Taiwan, 7/98.*The Category of Superstring Target Spaces*

**»**Workshop on Geometry and Physics, Hsinchu University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 7/98.*Ubiquitous SL(2,C) Mirror Symmetry in (2,2)-Supersymmetry*

**»**Department of Physics, Hannover University, Hannover, Germany; 7/98;

**»**Department of Physics, Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany; 7/98.*A Hitchhiker's Guide to Superstring Jump Gates and Other Worlds*

**»**Physics Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 9/98.- Warning: a
(2,2)-Supersymmetric Epidemic!

**»**Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA,11/98

**»**Department of Physics, CalTech, Pasadena, CA,12/98. *Warning: a (2,2)-Supersymmetric Epidemic is Spreading!*

**»**Department of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL10/99

**»**Department of Physics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL10/99.*SEUSS: Singular, Eclectic and Uncharted Stringy Spacetimes*

**»**Department of Physics, CalTech, Pasadena, CA, 12/00

**»**Department of Physics, Virginia Tech. University, Blacksburg, VA, 02/02.*Space-Time in String Theory and Related Models*

**»**Institut fuer Physik, Vienna, Austria, 01/03;

**»**The “Rudjer Boskovic” Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia, 01/03.*de Sitter Brane Worlds from String Theory*

**»**Zavod za Fiziku, PMF, Zagreb, Croatia, 01/03.*Stringy Spacetimes - A Warp Ten Review*

**»**Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists, Atlanta, GA, 02/03;

**»**Mathematics Department, American University, Washington, DC, 02/03.*Stringy Brane Worlds Near Naked Singularities*

**»**9th Adriatic Meeting: "Particle Physics and the Universe", Dubrovnik, Croatia, 09/03.*de Sitter Brane Worlds from String Theory*

**»**Institut za Fiziku, Beograd, Serbia, 09/03.*Prostor-vreme-materija, s pogledom u novi milenijum*(*Space-Time-Matter, With a View Into the New Millennium*); clanak u*Astronomiji*.

**»**University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia, 09/03.*A Dynamical “ET” Censorship in Stringy Brane-Worlds*

**»**Department of Physics & Astronomy, Howard University, Washington DC, 10/03.*Stringy de Sitter Brane Worlds (Dressing Naked Singularities in a Little Nothing)*

**»**International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 07/04*(Super)Strings: A Theory of More Than Everything*

**»**International Conference for Physics Students, Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro, 08/04.*Supersymmetry in Superstrings’ Foundations*

**»**Department of Physics and Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, 02/05.*On Superspace Description of Representations of Supersymmetry*

**»**AMS Meeting, University of Oregon, Eugene, 03/05.*On Graph-Theoretic Identifications of Adinkras, Supersymmetry Representations and Superfields*

**»**Department of Mathematics, Howard University, Washington, 01/06.*Graph Theory and Supersymmetry*

**»**Delaware State University, Delaware, 05/06.*Enough is Enough: Getting Susy to Behave*

**»**at “BIRS Workshop: Off-shell Supersymmetry via Graph Theory and Superspace”, BANFF, Canada, 07/06.*A Picturebook of N-extended Supersymmetry in the 1-Dimensional World of Time*

**»**Department of Physics and Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, 06/07.*Off-Shell Representations of Supersymmetry via Graphs, Topology and Codes*

**»**Department of Physics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, 09/07.*Towards a Theory of (More Than) Everything*, a mini-course

**»**Department of Physics, School of Natural Sciences, Novi Sad, Serbia, 06/08.*Space-Time-Matter, at the Dawn of the Third Millennium*

**»**Planetarium, Novi Sad, Serbia, 06/08.*Superspace: An Algebraic Variety*(invited talk at the “Geometric Analysis: Present and Future” conference)

**»**Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 09/01/08.*From Superstrings and Things to Everything Else and Beyond*, for general audience

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/11/08.*Building Blocks of Supersymmetry*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/12/08.*Extra! Extra! Extra Dimensions! Room Enough for Many Worlds!*(@YouTube), for general audience

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/17/09.*A Realistic Superstring-Inspired Brane-World Cosmology*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/18/09.*On Springs, SuperThings and the Sphinx: a Quest for Dimensions*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, 12/02/09.*Is Reality a Matrix?*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, 2/17/10.*Through the Looking-Glass, and What Physics is Found There*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, 11/17/10.*Rutherford-ovo otkrice atomskog jezgra: legat fundamentalne fizike*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia, 05/13/11.*Discovering the Nucleus of the Indivisible*, for general audience

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/29/11.*When License In Scientific Inquiry Turns Poetic*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/30/11.*Through the Looking Glass, and What Mathematics Lurks There*, a colloquium

**»**Department of Mathematics, Howard University, Washington, DC, 01/27/12.*Božja čestica: delić koji nedostaje ili kost u grlu?*, for general audience

**»**Festival nauke, Novi Sad, 12–13 Maj 2012.*Off-Shell Supermultiplets and Error Correcting Codes*

**»**VA-DC-MD String and Particle Theory Meeting, Charlottesville, October 6, 2012.*Off-Shell Supermultiplets*

**»**Topical Conference on Elementary Particles, Astrophysics, and Cosmology, Fort Lauderdale, December 13-20, 2012.*The Real Worlds-Wide-Web*

**»**SPS Zone 6 Meeting, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, April 12-14, 2013.*On Square-Roots of Nothing, Supersymmetry and Error-Correcting Encryption*

**»**Department of Mathematics, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, April 18, 2013*Kvantna supersimetrija i binarna enkripcija*

**»**Department of Physics, University of Zagreb, Croatia, May 21, 2013*Mreža Calabi-Yau Mnogostrukosti/The Real World Wide Web*

**»**The “Rudjer Bošković” Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia, May 23, 2013*Effective Symmetries: Clues and Surprises*

**»**Department of Physcis and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, October 22, 2014.*Effective Symmetries: Signs, Signals and Surprises*

**»**Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, April 09, 2015.

*Through the Looking Glass: When the Mirror Image Grows Up*

**»**Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, September 30, 2015.*Generalized Complete Intersections and Novel Calabi-Yau Varieties*

**»**Department of Mathematics, Howard University, Washington, DC, February 19, 2016.*Novel Ricci-Flat Ground States*

**»**Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, February 28, 2016.*Od stringova do ’brana i svega ostalog (From Strings and ’branes to everything else)*[@YouTube]

**»**Department of Physics, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia, May 13, 2016.*Sinhronicitet u matematičkim i fizičkim otkrićima: slučajnost ili smisao? (Sinchronicity in mathematical and physical discoveries: serendipity or significance?)*

**»**Department of Mathematics, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia, May 14, 2016.

Inaugural talk of the Society of Mathematicians of Novi Sad.*Novel Calabi-Yau n-Fold Features and Constructions*

**»**Focus Program on Topology, Stratified Spaces and Particle Physics | Workshop on Singular Spaces in String and M-theory

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada, August 15-19, 2016.*Evidence for Non-Convex Mirror Manifolds*

**»**Department of Physics, Virginia Tech. University, Blacksburg, Blacksburg, VA, October 06, 2016.

**»**Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI, December 14, 2016.*Novel Ricci-Flat Ground States, Part 2*

**»**Department of Physics and Astronomy, Howard University, Washington, DC, February 8, 2017.*Evidence for (Infinitely Diverse) Non-Convex Mirrors [video]*

**»**Southeastern Regional Mathematical String Theory Meeting, Virginia Tech. University, Blacksburg, Blacksburg, VA, October 07, 2017.

**Service**[Basic][Positions][Teaching][Talks][Grants][Publications]- (“AY
*nn*” = “academic year ’*nn*/’(*nn+*1)”)

**Howard University**__Committees__- Department of Physics and Astronomy
- AY 93–95: Executive Committee

AY 93–93: Ad Hoc Committee

AY 96–99: Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

AY 02: Undergraduate Recruitment Committee

**Chair**in AY 00)

AY 00–06, 12–16:__Graduate Division and Program__**Chair/Director**

AY 94–06, 08-16: Graduate Curriculum Committee (**Chair**in AY 98-00)

AY 94–98, 00-06, 08–16: Qualifying Exam Committee (**Chair**in AY 98, 00, 02)

AY 00–06, 08–16: Graduate Student Admissions Committee

AY 00–06, 08–16: Graduate Student Status CommitteeAY 02, 08, 10: APT Committee

**Chair** - College of Arts and Sciences
- AY 94–95: Readmissions and Academic Status Committee

AY 95–96: Academic Policy and Standards Committee

AY 98–00: Admissions Committee

AY 98–00: Alumni Awards and Honorary Degrees (**Chair**in AY 00)

AY11–14: Information Technology Committee

AY15–18: Committee on Governance Constitution and By Laws - Graduate School
- AY 00–02: Committee for the Constitution and By-Laws Revision

AY 02–03: Grievance Committee (**Chair**in AY 02,03)

AY 03: Financial Aid Allocation Committee __Theses and Dissertations__(* =**Committee Chair**, @ =**Advisor**)- Ph.D. (10/05/93): Karuppasamy Sentrayan (advisor: V.S. Kushawaha)
*Laser Induced Nonlinear Effects in Molecular Gases*- Ph.D. (10/26/93): Arockiasamy Michael (advisor: V.S. Kushawaha)
*Collision Induced Dissociative Processes Relevant to Mercury Halide Lasers and Atmospheric Chemistry*- Ph.D. (11/22/94): Abdullahi Hashi Nur (advisor: P. Misra)
*Laser Optogalvanic Spectroscopy and Laser-Induced Kinetics Studies Pertaining to the Metoxy Radical*- M.S. (11/29/94): Mohammed M. Kamal (advisor: P.Misra)
*FTIR Spectroscopy and Higher Resolution Laser Spectroscopy Associated with Alkoxy and Alkylthio Radicals*- Ph.D. (10/25/95): Abbas Ali (advisor: A. Kumar, at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India)
*Superconformal Symmetry and String Theory******M.S. (4/15/96): Abdul Rahman (advisor: W. Lowe and C. Bates)*X-Ray Power Diffraction Analyses of Pt*_{x}*Si Phases in Composite Sputtering Targets ad Films*- M.S. (12/2/96): Daniel Felten (advisor: W. Lowe)
*X-ray Diffraction Measurements of the Tetragonal Distortion in Coherently Strained Ge*_{x}*Si*_{1-x}*/Si Overlayers*- Ph.D. (12/6/96): Michael King (advisor: P. Misra)
*Laser Spectroscopy and Chemical Kinetics Investigations of the Methoxy Radical***@Ph.D. (4/1/97): Paula Ann Günter (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Toric Calabi-Yau Varieties and Their Moduli Spaces***@Ph.D. (4/4/00): Raja Q. Almukahhal (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Gauging Yang-Mills Symmetries in 1+1-Dimensional Spacetime*- Ph.D. (10/23/00): Avaine Strong (advisor: P.M. Bainum)
*On the Deployment and Station Keeping Dynamics of N-Body Orbiting Sattelite Constellations******M.S. (5/17/04): Yang Yang (advisor: S. Smith)*Numerical Simulations for Hypersonic Base Flow about at Elliptical Cone*- *Ph.D. (4/20/05): Shewaferaw S. Shibeshi (advisor: W. E. Collins)
*Simulated Transport of Low Density Lipoproteins in a Permeable T-Junction***@Ph.D. (3/17/06): Abdul Rahman (advisor: T. Hübsch)***On the Construction and Cohomology of a Self-Dual Perverse Sheaf*; see arXiv:0704.3298.

on Simple Stratified Spaces Motivated by String Theory- Ph.D. (03/27/06): Angelina Amadou (advisor: P.M. Misra)
*Microphysical and optical Properties of Organic Aerosols*

and Their Relevance to Cloud Condensation Nuclei- Ph.D. (06/14/06): Johnny Batts (advisor: P.M. Misra)
*Spectroscopic Measurements of the Concentration of*

Atmospheric Formaldehyde (CH_{2}O) in Beltsville, Maryland**@Ph.D. (11/22/06): Ivailo E. Petrov (advisor: T. Hübsch)***On Unidexterous Matter and Gauge Fields***@Ph.D. (11/21/07): Aaron F. Roane (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Some Brane-World Cosmological Models***@Ph.D. (04/07/08): Tehani K. Finch (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Chronology, Supertubes and the BMPV Black Hole*; see hep-th/0612085.**@Ph.D. (04/07/08): Mohammad K. Ahsan (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Four-Dimensional Spacetime Physics from Orbifold M-Theory*; see arXiv:0810.4543**Awarded**, by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate School:*“Most dissertations Advised for the Division of Engineering and Physical Sciences*

(3 in the Discipline of Physics) for the year 2007–2008”**@Ph.D. (10/30/13): Gregory A. Katona (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Field Theoretic Lagrangian Stencils From Off-Shell Supermultiplet Gauge Quotients*; see arXiv:1202.4342, arXiv:1308.0654 and arXiv:1310.3256- *Ph.D. (11/15/13): Philip Kurian (advisor: G. Dunston)
*Quantum Entanglement in the Genome? The Role of Quantum Effects in Catalytic Synchronization of Type II Restriction Endonucleases***@Ph.D. (04/06/15): Shawn K. Eastmond (advisor: T. Hübsch)***Off-Shell Supersymmetric World-Sheet Models with Interactive U*_{A}(1) x U_{B}(1) Gauge Symmetries

__Academic Programs__- Howard University Minority Graduate Education Program
- Summer 1999: Muhammad G. Dawson (Physics Junior, Morehouse College)
- Howard University Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
- Summer 2000: James T. Williams, Jr. (Physics Junior, Morehouse College)

__Summer Program__s- REU in Physics at Howard University
- Summer 2014: Dometrious Gordine (Virginia Union University)
- Summer 2015: Nick Mertes (University of Miami, FL)
__Creative work__**»**Webmaster for the Department of Physics & Astronomy.**»**Design and artwork for the Department of Physics & Astronomy undergraduate program brochure: inside and outside.

**»**Design and artwork for the Department of Physics & Astronomy logos 1 and 2 .**»**A Mathematica package for General Relativity, Einstein & All That (GREAT) sort of calculation.**»**For posters for various lectures, colloquia and other events, please visit my Creative Gallery.

**Delaware State University**- Media appearance on the 02/01/07 WBOC morning show
- announcing the DSU visit and presentation by 1997 Nobel laureate, Dr. William Phillips.
- Jan. ’07 – May ’08: Faculty Leader (
*first one ever appointed*) - assigned to Jenkins Hall, within the Academic Enrichment program

Committees- Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
- Spring 07: Strategic Planning Committee
- AY 07: Chair – (Graduate) Curriculum Committee
- AY 07: Faculty Senate representative of the Department
- College of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
- AY 07: Graduate Program Director

Theses and Dissertations (* =**Committee Chair**, @ =**Advisor**)- M.S. (04/13/07): Bing Han (advisor: G. Zhang)
*New Travelling Wave Solutions for the Camassa-Holm Equation*- M.S. (04/30/07): Tia Vance (advisor: D. Pokrajac)
*Methods of Incremental Principal Component Analysis on Image Processing*- *M.S. (06/28/07): Imaobong Ekanem (advisor: D. Pokrajac)
*Numerical Solutions of Tammes’ and Thompson’s Problem*

**General Scientific Community**__Journal Referee__:- Classical and Quantum Gravity (since ’86)
- Communications of Mathematical Physics (since ’90)
- Journal of Physics
**A**,**G**(since ’87) - Nuclear Physics
**B**(since ’92) - Physica
**A**(since ’87) - Physics Letters
**B**(since '98) - Physical Review
**D**(since ’88) - Physical Review Letters (since ’89)
__Reviewer__: Mathematical Reviews (’88-’97)

**General Community***What is the Universe Made of?*with K. Kumar, at the ΦBK workshop for Washington DC Science Teachers; Howard University, Washington, DC, USA; 6/94.- Physics popularizing lectures with W.Pinkney, at the Oxon Hill High School, MD; 8/94
- Physics popularizing lectures at the Gibbs Elementary School Career Awareness Day, Washington DC; 3/96.
- Science project judging at the Harriet Tubman Elementary School Science Fair, Washington DC; 3/96.
- Physics popularizing lectures at the Greenbelt Elementary School Career Focus Day, Greenbelt MD; 3/98.
- Science demonstrations for the Science Discover Day, for
*Minority Women in Science*, Washington DC Metropolitan Area Network; 3/00. - “Prostor-vreme-materija,
s pogledom u novi milenijum” (Space-Time-Matter, with a view into
the new millennium); clanak
u
*Astronomiji*, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, 09/03. *(Super)Strings: A Theory of More Than Everything*

International Conference for Physics Students, Novi Sad, Serbia & Montenegro, 08/04.*Space-Time-Matter, at the Dawn of the Third Millennium*

Planetarium, Novi Sad, Serbia, 06/08.*From Superstrings and Things to Everything Else and Beyond*

2008 Goldman Lectures in Mathematical Physics, (public talk for general audience)

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/11/08.*Extra! Extra! Extra Dimensions! Room Enough for Many Worlds!*

Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/17/09.*Discovering the Nucleus of the Indivisible*

Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/29/11.*Božja čestica: delić koji nedostaje ili kost u grlu?*, for general audience

**»**Festival nauke, Novi Sad, 12–13 Maj 2012.*From Strings and Things to Everything Else and Beyond*

**»**The Immanuel Christian School, Springfield VA, March 03, 2015

As a host of the Nifty Fifty program*From Strings and Things to Everything Else and Beyond*

**»**The George Mason High School, Falls Church City, VA, December 11, 2015

As a host of the Nifty Fifty program

**»**The Winston Churchill High School, Potomac, MD, February 25, 2016

**Media**-
*Extra! Extra! Extra Dimensions: Room Enough for Many Worlds!*(@YouTube)

2009 Goldman Lectures in Mathematical Physics, (public talk for general audience)

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 09/11/09.- Interview (Sept. 2009) in UCF’s TV program Zenith (@YouTube; starting 6 minutes into the segment)
- Interview (May 2012) for RTV Vojvodina program “Dijalog
kultura” by Drenka Dobrosavljević

Part 1: [ info | podcast also | YouTube ], Part 2: [ info | podcast also ]

**Grant Support**[Basic][Positions][Teaching][Talks][Services][Publications]-
- 09/85-09/87: Research Assistant on a US National Science Foundation Grant
- (P.I.: J.C. Pati and J. Sucher), at University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- 09/87-09/88: Postdoctoral Research Associate on The US National Science Foundation Grants
- PHY8503890 (P.I.: P. Candelas) and PHY8605978 (P.I.: S. Weinberg), at University of Texas, Austin, TX
- 09/88-09/90: Postdoctoral Research Associate on The US National Science Foundation Grant
- PHY8605978 (P.I.: S. Weinberg), at University of Texas, Austin, TX
- 06/90-09/92: Postdoctoral Research Associate, by The US Department of Energy Grant
- DE-FG02-88ER-25065 (P.I.: S.-T. Yau), at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
- 09/92-05/94: Consulting Research Associate on The US Department of Energy Grant
- DE-FG02-88ER-25065 (P.I.: S.-T. Yau), at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
- 06/93-09/93: PI on the internal Faculty Research Support Grant Program
*Simple Molecular Spectra and Supersymmetric Ground States*, at Howard University, Washington, DC.- 10/93-12/93: Co-PI (P.I.: P. Misra) on a PEW Educational Trust Grant
*Computer-Assisted Information Age Education for the Physics Department, through the Graduate School of Howard University*, Washington, DC.- 10/94-09/96: Co-PI (P.I.: L. Klein, CO-PI: K. Kumar) on The US Defense Nuclear Agency Contract
*High-Z Atomic Physics Model Development*, DNA001-94-C-0180 at Howard University, Washington, DC.- 09/96-08/99: Co-PI (P.I.: D. Venable, CO-PI: A. Batra) on The US Department of Education MSIP Grant
*Computer-Aided Improvement of Introductory Physics Courses for Science Students*, at Howard University, Washington, DC.**06/94-05/12**: PI on The US Department of Energy Grant*Superstrings and Quantum Superfields*, DE-FG02-94ER40854 at Howard University, Washington, DC.- 07/ 99-06/00: Principal Investigator on the Funds for Academic Excellence Grant Program award
*Development of On-Line Learning Yardsticks: Interactive Evaluation and Self-Evaluation Instruments*, at Howard University, Washington, DC.- 10/99-09/02: co-PI (w/D.Walton 99/00, w/A. Batra, 00-02) on The US Department of Education Grant
*Distributed Education Workshop: Development of Web-Based and Computer-Aided Introductory Physics Course Content*, at Howard University, Washington, DC.- 08/05-05/07: co-PI (w/F. Berezovskaya, G. Dunston, J. Leslie and J. Trimble) on the HU Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Grant
*Linking the Structure of DNA Sequence and Quantum Superstrings Using Topological and Dynamical Modeling, Simulation and Information Technology*, at Howard University, Washington, DC.

**PUBLICATIONS** (listed separately)

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