# Levent Akant (Assistant Professor)

**Degrees Received**

B.S. : Bogaziçi University - Physics (1997)

M.S. : University of Rochester - Physics and Astronomy (1999)

Ph.D.: University of Rochester - Physics and Astronomy (2003)

**Areas of Interest**

- Gauge theory
- Matrix models
- Equivariant Cohomology and its applications in quantum field theory

**Selected Publications**

- Levent Akant, Equivariant Symplectic Geometry of Gauge Fixing in Yang-Mills Theory, J.Math.Phys.49:033512,2008
- Levent Akant, Govind S. Krishnaswami, Non-anomalous Ward identities to supplement large-N multi-matrix loop equations for correlations, JHEP 0702:073,2007
- Abhishek Agarwal, L. Akant, G.S. Krishnaswami, S.G. Rajeev, Collective potential for large N Hamiltonian matrix models and free Fisher information, Int.J.Mod.Phys.A18:917-938,2003
- L. Akant, G.S. Krishnaswami, S.G. Rajeev, Entropy of operator valued random variables: A Variational principle for large N matrix models, Int.J.Mod.Phys.A17:2413-2444,2002