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Biography

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Juan Martin Maldacena

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Dates

September 10, 1968 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Biography

Abstract

Juan Martin Maldacena is Carl P. Feinberg Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Institute of Advanced Study (2001-present). Other institutional affiliations include Harvard University and Rutgers University. His research interests include quantum gravity and string theory.

Important Dates

September 10, 1968Birth, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

1991Obtained Licenciatura, Universidad de Cuyo, Instituto Balseiro, San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina).

1996Obtained PhD, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1996 – 1997Research Associate, Rutgers University.

1997 – 2001Visiting Associate Professor (1997-1997); Thomas D. Cabot Associate Professor (1998-1998); and Professor of Physics (1999-2001), Harvard University.

1999Fellowship, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

2001 – presentCarl P. Feinberg Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (N.J.).

2007Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

2013Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Graduate Education

San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina)

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Quantum field theory.

Quantum gravity.

String theory.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Callan, Curtis G.

PhD advisor at Princeton University, "Black Holes in String Theory."

Hofman, Diego M., 1980-

Advised by Maldacena at Princeton University, "String Theory on five dimensional Anti de Sitter space-times: Fundamental aspects and applications."

Lin, Hai

Advised by Maldacena at Princeton University, "BPS geometry, AdS/CFT, and string theory."

Maoz, Liat

Advised by Maldacena at Harvard University, "Supersymmetric configurations in the rotating D1-D5 system and pp-waves."

Pimentel, Guilherme Leite

Advised by Maldacena at Princeton University, "Cosmological perturbations in inflation and in de Sitter space."

Zhiboedov, Alexander

Advised by Maldacena at Princeton University, "Aspects of Higher Spin Symmetry and its Breaking."

Colleagues

Abrahams, Elihu

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at Harvard University.

Georgi, Howard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Harvard University.

Lebowitz, Joel Louis, 1930-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Harvard University.

Seiberg, Nathan

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University.

Vafa, Cumrun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weitz, David A.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Witten, E.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Zamolodchikov, A. B., 1952-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Additional

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Institutions

Major Positions

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Visiting Associate Professor; Thomas D. Cabot Associate Professor; and Professor of Physics.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Carl P. Feinberg Professor.

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Research Associate.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2007 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

Instituto Balseiro

Obtained Licenciatura (1991).

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Fellowship.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1996).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Science and the ultimate reality [computer file] : celebrating the vision of John Archibald Wheeler and taking it forward into a new center of discovery / 2002 March 15-18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Joseph Polchinski, 2009 March 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Interview with Juan Maldacena at The Official String Theory Web Site

Physics@FOM Veldhoven 2012, Juan Maldacena, Master class I 'Introduction to the gauge/gravity duality'