Steven Gubser

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Steven S. Gubser
Born4 May 1972 (1972-05-04) (age 46)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Alma materPrinceton University (Ph.D.)
Known forAdS/CFT correspondence
Scientific career
InstitutionsPrinceton University
Doctoral advisorIgor Klebanov

Steven Scott Gubser (born 4 May 1972) is a professor of physics at Princeton University.[1] His research focuses on theoretical particle physics, especially string theory, and the AdS/CFT correspondence. He is a widely cited scholar in these and other related areas.[2]

After receiving a Ph.D. in 1998 from Princeton, Gubser did postdoctoral research at Harvard University before taking a position as an assistant professor at Princeton. In 2001, he moved to the California Institute of Technology but returned again to Princeton in 2002.[3]

As a high schooler, he was the first American to win the International Physics Olympiad, in 1989.[4][5] He was also a silver medalist at the 1990 International Chemistry Olympiad.[6] He graduated from Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, CO.



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  2. ^ Google Scholar publications by Steven S. Gubser and related citations.
  3. ^ a b c Profile from Guggenheim foundation, archived from the original on June 11, 2009
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame". Aspen Weekly. February 18, 2006.
  5. ^ "American Student Is Tops in Physics". The New York Times. August 15, 1989.
  6. ^ "Professor unwinds with string theory". USA Today. January 26, 2006.
  7. ^ Apker Award, APS.
  8. ^ Simons Investigators Awardees, The Simons Foundation
  9. ^ Promising Researchers Honored With Second Annual New York Academy Of Sciences Blavatnik Awards For Young Scientists, Medical News Today, November 19, 2008.

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