Prof. Richard Szabo


Co-Director,Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences

School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences; Mathematics

Phone: +44 (0)131 451 3236
  • Room T.02
    Colin Maclaurin Building
  • School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences; Mathematics
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Edinburgh
  • EH14 4AS
  • United Kingdom
Richard Szabo

Research profile

Roles and responsibilities


  • A\bstract Algebra ( year 3 maths course)
  • Calculus A (year 1 maths course)


  • Co-director, Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences
  • Chair, COST Action MP1405 "Quantum Structure of Spacetime(QSPACE)"

Research interests

  • Mathematical Physics, including string theory, quantum field theory, quantum gravity
  • Noncommutative geometry and field theory, K-theory, algebraic geometry
  • Edinburgh Mathematical Physics Group
  • PhD Students: Gwendolyn Barnes, Severin Bunk, Zoltan Kokenyesi