# Teaching

Chivukula teaches physics at the graduate and undergraduate level, and incorporates the techniques of active learning in all of his classes. Courses taught at Michigan State University include:

- LBS/PHY415: Methods of Theoretical Physics (Spring 2005-): Introduction to Mathematical Physics (w/ E. H. Simmons).
- AST 860: Gravitational Astrophysics (Spring 2004): Introduction to General Relativity
- PHY992: Quantum Chromodynamics (Fall 2004): Topics in Nonperturbative Supersymmetry.
- PHY 810: Methods of Theoretical Physics (Fall 2006-8): Graduate core course in mathematical physics.
- PHY854: Quantum Electrodynamics (Spring 2005): Introduction to Quantum Field Theory.
- PHY905: Special Problems in Physics LHC Physics. (Spring 2006): Introduction to Theoretical Collider Physics at the LHC.
- PHY905: Advanced Techniques in Quantum Field Theory. (Spring 2007): Introduction to methods of advanced quantum field theory.
- PHY405: Directed Study. (Fall 2007): Reading Course in String Theory.

Graduate Students:

- Dimitrios Kominis - Boston University Ph.D, 1995
- Vassilios Koulovassilopoulos - Boston University Ph. D, 1995
- Bogdan Dobrescu - Boston University Ph. D, 1998
- Baradhwaj Panayancheri Coleppa - MSU Ph. D, 2009
- Stefano DiChiara - MSU Ph. D, 2009
- Felix Braam - MSU M.S., 2007
- Michael Flossdorf - MSU M.S., 2007
- Arsham Farzinnia - MSU Ph. D student
- Pawin Ittisamai - MSU Ph. D student

Visiting Graduate Students (for up to one year)

- Tomohiro Abe, Masafumi Kurachi, and Shinya Matsuzaki (Nagoya University, Japan)
- Jing Ren (Tsinghua University, China)

MSU Honors College Professorial Assistants

- Garrett Warnell, 2005-06.
- Edita Klymte, 2006-07.
- Tyler Augst, 2007-08.
- Jamie Overbeek, 2008-09.
- Alex Goodin, 2010-11.
- Drew Murray, 2011-12.