# Research internship program

When applying to Perimeter’s PSI START program, applicants have the option to apply for a research internship in person at Perimeter. Interns will spend between twelve and sixteen weeks at Perimeter Institute and work on projects alongside Perimeter researchers.

## Examples of past research internship projects

Computational Physics

- Sparse grids

Cosmology

- Constraining fundamental physics with cosmological data and machine learning
- Cross-correlation between stochastic gravitational wave background and other cosmological backgrounds
- Universe with a thermal origin

Geometry and Algebraic Geometry

- Geometry of flag configuration

Mathematical Physics

- Resolving time travel paradoxes

Quantum Fields and Strings

- Entanglement in two-dimensional gauge theory

Quantum Foundations

- Applications of automated symmetry decomposition: quantum chemistry, quantum causality
- Automating the decomposition of group representations
- Was Dirac right when he said that interference between two different photons never occurs?
- Resolving time travel paradoxes

Quantum Gravity

- Conformal boundary conditions in the CS formulation of three-dimensional gravity
- How realistic are warp drives?

Quantum Information

- Deriving statistics inequalities from measuring quantum states
- Out-of-time-order-correlators as an indicator of chaos?
- Understanding the chirality of quantum states
- Quantum many-body physics on quantum hardware

Quantum Matter

- Identifying topological order using unsupervised machine learning
- Quantum many-body physics on quantum hardware
- Range of entanglement in spin chains

Strong Gravity

- Sparse grids
- How realistic are warp drives?
- Resolving time travel paradoxes
- Spacetime algebra for numerical relativity
- Tidal effects for compact objects in scalar-tensor theories

## Main Navigation

*The PSI START program is supported by Michael Serbinis and Laura Adams. *