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Edward Farhi

Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Present interest is the theory of quantum computation.

Jeffrey Goldstone

Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Famous for the discovery of the Nambu–Goldstone boson. He is currently working on quantum computation.

Alan Guth

Victor F. Weisskopf Professor of Physics
In 1981, he proposed that many features of our universe can be explained by a new cosmological model which he called inflation.

Daniel Harlow

Jerrold R. Zacharias Career Development Associate Professor of Physics
Works on combining quantum mechanics and gravity, focusing on the quantum-mechanical aspects of black holes and cosmology.

Roman Jackiw

Jerrold Zacharias Professor of Physics, Emeritus
Renowned for his many fundamental contributions and discoveries in quantum and classical field theories.

Robert Jaffe

Otto (1939) and Jane Morningstar Professor of Science, Post-Tenure
Best known for his research on the quark substructure of matter.

David Kaiser

Professor of Physics
Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science
Associate Dean for Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing
Research focuses on early-universe cosmology, foundations of quantum theory, and history of modern physics.

Tracy Slatyer

Associate Professor of Physics
Research focuses on dark matter – novel theoretical models, predicting observable signals, and analysis of astrophysical and cosmological datasets.

Iain Stewart

Otto (1939) and Jane Morningstar Professorship in Science
Professor of Physics
Director, Center for Theoretical Physics
Designs and applies Effective Field Theories to describe physics at collider experiments and to explore the structure of quantum field theory.

Washington Taylor

Professor of Physics
Research is centered on basic theoretical questions related to quantum physics and gravity.

Jesse Thaler

Professor of Physics
Director, NSF AI Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Interactions
Theoretical particle physicist who fuses techniques from QFT and machine learning to address outstanding questions in fundamental physics.

Frank Wilczek

Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics
2004 Nobel Laureate
Known for the discovery of asymptotic freedom, the development of quantum chromodynamics, the invention of axions, and more…