Ooguri is a theoretical physicist working on quantum field theory, quantum gravity, and superstring theory. His research strategy is to discover mathematical structures in these theories and to exploit them to invent new theoretical tools to solve fundamental questions in physics.
In particular, he developed the topological string theory to compute Feynman diagrams of superstring theory and used it to solve mysterious quantum mechanical properties of black holes. He also worked on conformal field theory in two dimensions, D branes in Calabi-Yau manifolds, the AdS/CFT correspondence, and properties of supersymmetric field theories and their relation to superstring theory.
Invited Talks at Strings Conferences
"Strings" is the most important annual conference in string theory and has been held evey year since 1995.
Video of Ooguri's summary talk at Strings 2012 in Munich
Ooguri has given invited talks at the following Strings Conferences.
(Thanks to Yuji Tachikawa for his archiving work.)
|Strings '93 (Berkeley)|
|Strings '95 (Los Angeles)|
|Strings '96 (Santa Barbara)|
|Strings '97 (Amsterdam)|
|Strings '98 (Santa Barbara)||Ooguri was an organizer.|
|Strings '99 (Potsdam)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2000 (Ann Arbor)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2001 (Mumbai)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2002 (Cambridge)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2003 (Kyoto)||Ooguri was an organizer.|
|Strings 2004 (Paris)||Summary Talk|
|Strings 2005 (Toronto)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2006 (Beijing)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2007 (Madrid)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2008 (CERN)||Summary Talk|
|Strings 2009 (Rome)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2010 (Texas A&M)||PDF slides|
|Strings 2012 (Munich)||Summary Talk, video|
|Strings 2013 (Seoul)||PDF slides, Video|
|Summer School associated to Strings 2014 (Princeton)||Video 1, Video 2, Video 3|
|Strings 2016 (Beijing)||PDF slides, Video|
Lectures on Topological String Theory
Videos of three lectures at the Summer School at the Arnold Sommerfeld Center at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München (August, 2010).