Steven H. Simon
Steven H. Simon is an American theoretical physics professor at Oxford University and tutorial fellow of Somerville College, Oxford. Between 2000 and 2009 he was the director of theoretical physics research at Bell Laboratories. He is known for his work on Topological Phases of Matter, Topological Quantum Computing, and Fractional Quantum Hall Effect. He is a co-author of a highly cited review on these subjects. He has also written many papers in the field of information theory. He is the author of a popular introductory book on solid state physics.
- 2013 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award 
- 2009 ETS Walton Fellow 
- 2005 Fellow of the American Physical Society for contributions to low-dimensional correlated electron theory, and for scientific leadership in research and applications of condensed matter physics and physics methods, in an industrial setting.
- 1989 LeRoy Apker Award for outstanding undergraduate achievement from the American Physical Society.
- Topological Quantum Computation review article in Reviews of Modern Physics, 2008
- Apker Award, APS.