Peter George Oliver Freund (7 September 1936, Timişoara – 6 March 2018, Chicago) was a Romanian-born American professor of theoretical physics. He worked at the University of Chicago. He made important works to particle physics and string theory. He was also active as a writer.
Peter G. O. Freund
|Died||March 6, 2018 (aged 81)|
|Alma mater||Institutul Politehnic Timişoara, Romania|
University of Vienna, Austria
|Known for||Two-component duality|
Superstrings from 26 dimensions
|Children||Pauline and Caroline|
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Walter Thirring|
|Notable students||William Cottrell|
- Los Angeles Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 5, May 2005, Emmis Communications, p. 198: "During Freund's career heading the Ph.D. program at the University of Chicago, Cottrell's paper on p-adic strings was the only undregraduate thesis he supervised."
- "Peter Freund, particle physicist and fiction writer, 1936-2018". UChicago News. 2018-03-13. Retrieved 2018-03-14.