A member of the faculty of the Department of Physics, Professor Dvali has taught at NYU since 1998. Previously, he was associated with the High Energy Physics Group at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare in Pisa, and the European Center for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University.
He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Tbilisi State University in Georgia; and he has been a David and Lucile Packard Fellow and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.
His major research interests are large extra dimensions and quantum gravity and the very early universe. Although still early in his career, he has published over 100 articles in leading journals, including Physical Review D: Particles and Fields; Physical Review Letters; Physics Letters B; Scientific American; Nature; Physics Reports; and Nuclear Physics B.
Professor Dvali was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation and is a recipient of the New York City Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Science and Technology.