Levent Akant

Associate Professor
Full Time Faculty


KB 410C
+90 212 3596613
Interest Areas: 

Mathematical Physics, High Energy Theory. 

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae: 


• Condensed matter problems on curved manifolds.
• Bose-Einstein condensation.
• Equivariant cohomology and localization.
• Large N gauge theories and matrix models.
• Instantons and solitons in field theory.


• Ph.D., Physics, University of Rochester. Degree received Spring 2003.
• M.S. Physics, University of Rochester. Degree received spring 1999.
• B.Sc., Physics, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey, June 1997.
• Italian College, İstanbul, Turkey, 1994.


• Entropy of Large Dimensional Random Matrices, under the supervision of Prof. Sarada G. Rajeev.


• Associate Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Physics, 2019-Present.
• Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Physics, 2009-2019.
• Postdoctoral Researcher, Feza Gürsey Institute, 2005-2009.
• Yeditepe University 2004-2005.
• Doctoral Research, University of Rochester, 2000-2003.


• Levent Akant, Birses Debir, İ. Çağrı İşeri, “Non-relativistic limit of thermodynamics of Bose field in a static space-time and Bose–Einstein condensation”, Class. Quant. Grav. 35 (2018) 045017. Doi: 10.1088/1361-6382/aaa0a7
• Levent Akant, Emine Ertuğrul, Yusuf Gül, O. Teoman Turgut, “Boundary Effects on Bose-Einstein Condensation on Ultra-Static Spacetimes”, J. Math. Phys. 56 (2015) no.7, 073503. Doi: 10.1063/1.4923337
• Levent Akant, Emine Ertuğrul, Ferzan Tapramaz, O. Teoman Turgut, “Bose-Einstein Condensation on a Manifold with Non-negative Ricci Curvature”, J. Math. Phys. 56 (2015) no.1, 013509. Doi: 10.1063/1.4906135

Recent Projects: 

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi BAP Proje No. 6942 “Eğri Uzaylarda Yoğun Madde Problemleri”.

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi BAP Proje No. 12501 “Sicim Teorisi Kara Delikleri Etrafında Kuantum Alan Termodinamiği”.


PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 130, PHYS 201, PHYS 202, PHYS 221, PHYS 301, PHYS 311, PHYS 302, PHYS 312, PHYS 411, PHYS 511, PHYS 541, PHYS 58N, PHYS 58Q