Savvas Zafeiropoulos is a researcher in the particle physics section of the Centre for Theoretical Physics - CNRS at the Aix-Marseille-Université et Université de Toulon. His research interests include Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics, Random Matrix Theory, Chiral Perturbation Theory, Non Perturbative Renormalization, Phase Diagram of QCD, Quark Gluon Plasma, Heavy Ions, Graphene, Parton Distribution Functions.


  • Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Parton Distribution Functions
  • Graphene
  • Random Matrix Theory
  • Sign problem


  • Ph.D. in Physics, 2013

    Stony Brook University, New York, USA

    Thesis: Chiral Random Matrix Theory for Lattice QCD Dirac Operators

    Advisor: Jacobus Verbaarschot

  • B.Sc. in Physics, 2006

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens



Postdoctoral Researcher

Universität Heidelberg

Oct 2017 – Sep 2019 Heidelberg, GERMANY

Postdoctoral Researcher

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and Department of Physics, College of William & Mary

Oct 2016 – Sep 2017 Virginia, USA

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow

Goethe Universität

Oct 2014 – Sep 2016 Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY

Postdoctoral Researcher

Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire, Université Blaise Pascal, CNRS/IN2P3

Oct 2013 – Sep 2014 Aubière Cedex, FRANCE

Research Assistant

Nuclear Theory Group, Stony Brook University

Oct 2009 – Sep 2013 New York, USA

Teaching Assistant of graduate and undergraduate classes

Stony Brook University

Oct 2007 – Sep 2009 New York, USA

Recent Publications

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Gluon propagator and three-gluon vertex with dynamical quarks

We present a detailed analysis of the kinetic and mass terms associated with the Landau gauge gluon propagator in the presence of …

Lefschetz thimbles decomposition for the Hubbard model on the hexagonal lattice

In this paper, we propose a framework for studying the properties of the Lefschetz thimbles decomposition for lattice fermion models …

Pion valence structure from Ioffe-time parton pseudodistribution functions

We present a calculation of the pion valence quark distribution extracted using the formalism of reduced Ioffe time …

Effective charge from lattice QCD

Using lattice configurations for quantum chromodynamics (QCD) generated with three domain-wall fermions at a physical pion mass, we …

Parton Distribution Functions from Ioffe time pseudo-distributions

In this paper, we present a detailed study of the unpolarized nucleon parton distribution function (PDF) employing the approach of …


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