Andrea Palessandro

Portrait of Andrea Palessandro

PhD Student


Short CV


  • 2013-2016: Master of Science in Theoretical Physics, University of Trieste, MSc thesis title: de Sitter vacua in type IIB string theory compactifications with stabilised moduli. Advisor: Dr. Roberto Valandro.
  • 2015-2015: Internship, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • 2010-2013: Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Salerno, BSc thesis title: Cosmology in Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Advisor: Gaetano Lambiase. Co-advisor: Gaetano Vilasi.


  • 2016-present: PhD Student, CP³-Origins, Advisor: Martin Sloth

Research Interests

String theory, early universe cosmology, quantum gravity, gauge/gravity duality, dark matter phenomenology.