William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) was established
in 1987 as part of the School of Physics and Astronomy, with the
goal of conducting research in theoretical physics at a world-class
The most important function of FTPI is to produce significant, exciting and sound theoretical physics that will have an impact on physics as a whole. To this end the Institute provides a meeting place for theorists from around the globe to exchange and develop ideas.
FTPI sponsors several workshops annually and runs ongoing programs, such as the visiting short- and long-term scholar program. Through these and other outreach programs, the Institute serves to advance theoretical physics and to further develop its links to other science and engineering research disciplines, industrial research initiatives, and other academic sectors.
Click HERE to read out about the history of FTPI written by Stephen Gasiorowicz.