Willy Fischler (born in 1949 in Antwerpen, Belgium) is a theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is the Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of Physics at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is affiliated with the Weinberg theory group.
Fischler is one of the co-fathers of M(atrix) theory, or BFSS Matrix Theory, an attempt to formulate M-theory in a nonperturbative manner. His interests include cosmology, particle physics and theoretical physics.
He is a Licensed Paramedic with Marble Falls Area EMS and a volunteer EMT with the Westlake Fire Department.
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