We are pleased to announce that the William I Fine Theoretical Physics Institute now has a Wikipedia page as well as each faculty member of the institute. Please see details HERE.
National Public Radio blog by Robert Krulwich focuses on research of former FTPI postdoc, Brian Skinner and FTPI Professor, Boris Shklovskii regarding mortality. To read the article, "Am I Going to Die This Year? A Mathematical Puzzle" click HERE.
FTPI Professor Alex Kamenev was nominated for Fellowship in the American Physical Society at its November meeting by The Divison of Condensed Matter Physics. His election for fellowship is cited as "For advancing the methods of quantum kinetic theory."
Professor Andrey Chubukov has accepted the William and Bianca Fine Chair in Theoretical Physics (formerly held by late Professor Anatoly Larkin). Professor Chubukov earned his PhD in Physics from Moscow State University and has been a Professor at the University of Wisconsin - Madison since 1993. He is expected to join FTPI in September 2014. Professor Chubukov is a leading expert in theoretical condensed matter physics with the emphasis on theory of novel superconductors, high Tc materials and quantum magnetism. He is an author of more than 200 publications in scientific journals.
Professor Mikahil Shifman will receive the 2013 Pomeranchuk Prize, an international award for theoretical physicists given by the Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics in Moscow. Shifman was cited "for outstanding results in nonperturbative quantum field theory."