Matthew Headrick, Ph.D.

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Matthew Headrick is an associate professor of physics at Brandeis University, where he has been since 2008. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and did postdoctoral work at the Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford.

Headrick’s work focuses on entanglement in quantum field theories, especially holographic ones. He has notably contributed to gathering evidence for holographic entanglement entropy formulas and to understanding their implications for holography and quantum gravity.

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