# Mr Osama Khlaif

School of Mathematics

PhD Student

## Contact details

- Address
- School of Mathematics

Watson Building

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B15 2TT

UK

Osama Khlaif is part of the Geometry and Mathematical Physics group working with Cyril Closset on dualities between supersymmetric quantum field theories in three dimensions.

## Qualifications

- Masters in Mathematical Physics, University de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
- Masters in high energy, cosmology and astroparticle physics, Abdul Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
- Bachelors in Physics and Mathematics, Birzeit University, Ramallah, Palestine

## Doctoral research

- Supervisors
- Dr Cyril Closset and Professor Marta Mazzocco
- Course
- Pure Mathematics PhD

## Research

### Research Themes

- Topological Quantum Field Theory and Knot Invariants.
- Matrix Models.
- (q,t)-Virasoro Algebra.
- Supersymmetric Localisation.
- Dualities in 2+1 dimensions.

## Publications

- O. Khlaif, T. Kimura,
*Virasoro Constraint for Uglov Matrix Model,*arXiv: 2201.06839.