David Jonathan Gross (//; born February 19, 1941) is an American theoretical physicist and string theorist. He won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of asymptotic freedom. Gross is the Chancellor's Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
Gross in October 2007
David Jonathan Gross
February 19, 1941
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Hebrew University of Jerusalem (BSc, MSc)|
University of California, Berkeley (PhD)
|Known for||Asymptotic freedom|
|Spouse(s)||Shulamith Toaff Gross (divorced; 2 children)|
|Awards||Dirac Medal (1988)|
Harvey Prize (2000)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2004)
|Fields||Quantum field theory, string theory|
|Institutions||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Doctoral advisor||Geoffrey Chew|
|Doctoral students||Natan Andrei|
William E. Caswell
- "In Depth: David Gross | The Kavli Foundation". www.kavlifoundation.org. Retrieved 2021-01-12.[permanent dead link]
- "Foreign Members---Academic Divisions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences". english.casad.cas.cn. Retrieved 2016-02-09.