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AB (born 26 October 1946) is a theoretical physicist of Polish upbringing and Danish citizenship. Buras ... He is currently a professer at the Technische Universität München.

Born Andrzej Jerzy Buras
(1946-10-26)26 October 1946
Warsaw, Poland
Residence Munich, Germany
Citizenship Denmark
Alma mater University of Warsaw
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Doctoral advisor Poul Olesen

Early life[edit]


Academic career[edit]

Buras studied physics at the University of Warsaw and obtained his master's degree in 1971. After emigrating to Denmark, he obtained his PhD in high-energy theoretical physics in 1972 from the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen under the supervision of Professor Poul Olesen. After spending three more years as a postdoc in Copenhagen, he was a fellow in the CERN theory group from 1975 to 1977 and then moved to Fermilab for five years, before becoming a staff member of the theory group at the Max Planck Institute for Physics in Munich in 1982. Since 1988, he is a full professor in the Physics Department of the Technische Universität München in Munich.

Scientific research[edit]

Grand unification

MS-bar scheme

Flavor-changing neutral currents

Honors and Awards[edit]

2004 Distinguished Lecturer, Alberta University
2007 Smoluchowski-Emil Warburg Medal, German and Polish Physical Societies
2007 Carl von Linde Senior Fellow, TUM Institute for Advanced Study
2010 Ordinary member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities


Buras supervised more than 30 diploma theses and more than 30 PhD theses at TUM. Among the PhD students he supervised are


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