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Nathan Seiberg

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Dates

September 22, 1956 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Seiberg, Nathan

Additional Forms of Names

Seiberg, Nathan, 1956-

Biography

Abstract

Nathan Seiberg is Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study (1997-present). Other institutional affiliations include Rutgers University and Weizmann Institute of Science. His research interests include string theory and quantum field theories.

Important Dates

September 22, 1956Birth, Tel Aviv (Israel).

1977Obtained BSc, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Israel).

1977 – 1982Military Service, Israel Defense Forces.

1982Obtained PhD in Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel).

1982 – 1985Member (1982-1985) and Long-Term Member (1984-1985), Institute for Advanced Study.

1985 – 1989Senior Scientist (1985-1986) and Associate Professor (1986-1989), Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel).

1987 – 1989Long-Term Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1989 – 1991Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (Israel).

1989 – 1997Professor (1989-1990) and Professor II (1990-1997), Rutgers University, New Brunswick (N.J.).

1994 – 1995Visiting Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1996Fellowship, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

1997 – presentProfessor, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton (N.J.).

1998Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

1998 – presentVisiting Lecturer, Princeton University.

2001Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2002 – 2005Member, Advisory Board, Kavli institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2008Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Birth

Tel Aviv (Israel)

Undergraduate Education

Tel Aviv (Israel)

Graduate Education

Rehovot (Israel)

Employment

New Brunswick (N.J.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Quantum field theory.

String theory.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Lebowitz, Joel Louis, 1930-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Witten, E.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Zamolodchikov, A. B., 1952-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Institutions

Major Positions

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

Member; Long-Term Member; Visiting Member; and Professor.

Israel. Tseva haganah le-Yiśraʼel

Military Service.

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor and Professor II.

Weizmann Institute of Science

Obtained PhD in Physics (1982). Senior Scientist; Associate Professor; and Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Received 1998 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Fellowship.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Visiting Lecturer.

Universiṭat Tel-Aviv

Obtained BSc (1977).

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