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E225, Drysdale Building

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

After completing her PhD at the University of Trento in 2006, Valentina Forini worked as post-doctoral fellow at Humboldt University Berlin, at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics in Golm and at the University of Barcelona. In 2012 she moved back to Humboldt University in Berlin where she was leader of a junior research group until 2017. In 2018 she joined City University as Lecturer.

Qualifications

  1. Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, Associate Professor level (2017), Ministry for University and Research, Italy
  2. PhD in Physics (2006), University of Trento, Italy
  3. Laurea in Physics (2003), University of Perugia, Italy
  4. Diploma in Piano (1997), Perugia Conservatory of Music, Italy

Employment

  1. Lecturer in Mathematics, City, University of London, Jan 2018 – present
  2. Research group leader, Humboldt University Berlin, Apr 2012 – Dec 2017
  3. Juan de la Cierva fellow, University of Barcelona, Aug 2011 – Mar 2012
  4. Alexander von Humboldt fellow, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Sep 2008 – Jul 2011
  5. Postdoctoral fellow, Humboldt University Berlin, Sep 2007 – Aug 2008
  6. Postdoctoral fellow, University of Perugia, Jan – Aug 2007

Publications

Chapter

  1. Forini, V. (2018). On regularizing the AdS superstring worldsheet. In Brüning, J. and Staudacher, M. (Eds.), (pp. 221–244). De Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-045215-0.

Conference paper/proceedings

  1. Forini, V., Bianchi, L., Bianchi, M.S., Leder, B. and Vescovi, E. (2015). Lattice and string worldsheet in AdS/CFT: A numerical study.

Journal articles (28)

  1. Forini, V., Tseytlin, A.A. and Vescovi, E. (2017). Perturbative computation of string one-loop corrections to Wilson loop minimal surfaces in AdS5× S5. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2017(3). doi:10.1007/JHEP03(2017)003.
  2. Bianchi, L., Bianchi, M.S., Forini, V., Leder, B. and Vescovi, E. (2016). Green-Schwarz superstring on the lattice. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2016(7). doi:10.1007/JHEP07(2016)014.
  3. Forini, V., Puletti, V.G.M., Griguolo, L., Seminara, D. and Vescovi, E. (2016). Precision calculation of 1/4-BPS Wilson loops in AdS5×S5. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2016(2), pp. 1–41. doi:10.1007/JHEP02(2016)105.
  4. Forini, V., Bianchi, L., Leder, B., Töpfer, P. and Vescovi, E. (2016). Strings on the lattice and AdS/CFT. Proceedings of Science, Part F128557.
  5. Forini, V., Bianchi, L. and Hoare, B. (2015). Scattering and unitarity methods in two dimensions. Springer Proceedings in Physics, 170, pp. 169–177. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20046-0_20.
  6. Forini, V., Puletti, V.G.M., Griguolo, L., Seminara, D. and Vescovi, E. (2015). Remarks on the geometrical properties of semiclassically quantized strings. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 48(47). doi:10.1088/1751-8113/48/47/475401.
  7. Forini, V., Puletti, V.G.M., Pawellek, M. and Vescovi, E. (2015). One-loop spectroscopy of semiclassically quantized strings: Bosonic sector. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 48(8). doi:10.1088/1751-8113/48/8/085401.
  8. Bianchi, L., Bianchi, M.S., Brès, A., Forini, V. and Vescovi, E. (2014). Two-loop cusp anomaly in ABJM at strong coupling. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2014(10). doi:10.1007/JHEP10(2014)013.
  9. Bianchi, L., Forini, V. and Kotikov, A.V. (2013). On DIS Wilson coefficients in N=4 super Yang-Mills theory. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 725(4-5), pp. 394–401. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2013.07.013.
  10. Bianchi, L., Forini, V. and Hoare, B. (2013). Two-dimensional S-matrices from unitarity cuts. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2013(7). doi:10.1007/JHEP07(2013)088.
  11. Forini, V., M Puletti, V.G. and Sax, O.O. (2013). The generalized cusp in AdS4× ℂp3and more one-loop results from semiclassical strings. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 46(11). doi:10.1088/1751-8113/46/11/115402.
  12. Forini, V. and Drukker, N. (2012). Generalized quark-antiquark potential in AdS/CFT. Fortschritte der Physik, 60(9-10), pp. 1019–1025. doi:10.1002/prop.201200022.
  13. Drukker, N. and Forini, V. (2011). Generalized quark-antiquark potential at weak and strong coupling. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2011(6). doi:10.1007/JHEP06(2011)131.
  14. Forini, V. (2010). Quark-antiquark potential in AdS at one loop. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2010(11). doi:10.1007/JHEP11(2010)079.
  15. Beccaria, M., Forini, V. and MacOrini, G. (2010). Generalized Gribov-Lipatov reciprocity and AdS/CFT. Advances in High Energy Physics, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/753248.
  16. Beccaria, M., Dunne, G.V., Forini, V., Pawellek, M. and Tseytlin, A.A. (2010). Exact computation of one-loop correction to the energy of folded spinning string in AdS5× S5. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 43(16). doi:10.1088/1751-8113/43/16/165402.
  17. Beccaria, M. and Forini, V. (2009). Qcd-like properties of anomalous dimensions in the N=4 supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory. Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 159(3), pp. 712–720. doi:10.1007/s11232-009-0059-6.
  18. Beccaria, M., Forini, V., Ukowski, T. and Zieme, S. (2009). Twist-three at five loops, Bethe ansatz and wrapping. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2009(3). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2009/03/129.
  19. Beccaria, M. and Forini, V. (2009). Four loop reciprocity of twist two operators in N = 4 SYM. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2009(3). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2009/03/111.
  20. Beccaria, M., Forini, V., Tirziu, A. and Tseytlin, A.A. (2009). Structure of large spin expansion of anomalous dimensions at strong coupling. Nuclear Physics B, 812(1-2), pp. 144–180. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2008.12.013.
  21. Beccaria, M. and Forini, V. (2008). Reciprocity of gauge operators in = 4 SYM. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2008(6). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2008/06/077.
  22. Beccaria, M. and Forini, V. (2007). Anomalous dimensions of finite size field strength operators in = 4 SYM. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2007(11). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2007/11/031.
  23. Astolfi, D., Forini, V., Grignani, G. and Semenoff, G.W. (2007). Gauge invariant finite size spectrum of the giant magnon. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 651(4), pp. 329–335. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2007.06.002.
  24. Beccaria, M., De Angelis, G.F. and Forini, V. (2007). The scaling function at strong coupling from the quantum string Bethe equations. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2007(4). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2007/04/066.
  25. Astolfi, D., Grignani, G., Forini, V. and Semenoff, G.W. (2006). Finite size corrections and integrability of N = 2 SYM and DLCQ strings on a pp-wave. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2006(9). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2006/09/056.
  26. Forini, V., Grignani, G. and Nardelli, G. (2006). A solution to the 4-tachyon off-shell amplitude in cubic string field theory. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2006(4). doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2006/04/053.
  27. Forini, V., Grignani, G. and Nardelli, G. (2005). A new rolling tachyon solution of cubic string field theory. Journal of High Energy Physics, (3), pp. 1955–1972. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2005/03/079.
  28. Coletti, E., Forini, V., Nardelli, G., Grignani, G. and Orselli, M. (2004). Exact potential and scattering amplitudes from the tachyon non-linear β-function. Journal of High Energy Physics, 8(3), pp. 683–712. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2004/03/030.

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