David Gross

Physicist, Academic

1941 –

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Who is David Gross?

David Jonathan Gross is an American particle physicist and string theorist. Along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of asymptotic freedom. He is the former director and current holder of the Frederick W. Gluck Chair in Theoretical Physics at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also a faculty member in the UC Santa Barbara Physics Department and is currently affiliated with the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California.

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Born
Feb 19, 1941
Washington, D.C.
Parents
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • University of California, Berkeley
Employment
  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
Lived in
  • United States of America
  • Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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