Andrew Strominger

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Andrew E. Strominger
Andrew Strominger at Harvard.jpg
Andy Strominger at Harvard
Born 1955 (age 60–61)
Nationality American
Fields Physics
Institutions Harvard University
Alma mater Harvard University (B.A., 1977)
University of California, Berkeley (M.A., 1979)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1982)
Known for Contributions to:
String theory
Quantum gravity
dS/CFT correspondence
Notable awards Physics Frontiers Breakthrough Prize (2012)
Klein Medal (2014)
Dirac Medal (2014)
Dannie Heineman Prize (2016)

Andrew Eben Strominger (born 1955) is an American theoretical physicist who has made contributions to quantum gravity and string theory, including work on Calabi-Yau compactification and topology change in string theory, and on the stringy origin of black hole entropy. He is a senior fellow at the Society of Fellows, and is the Gwill E. York Professor of Physics and the Director of the Center for the Fundamental Laws of Nature at Harvard University, where his father, Jack L. Strominger, is also a professor.[citation needed]

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