Leonardo Rastelli named Renaissance Chair of Theoretical Physics

Saturday, 01 August 2020 13:56 administrator


The Renaissance Chair in Theoretical Physics has been established in recognition and support of the ongoing research at the Institute.  It was established with gifts from the Simons Foundation and three private individuals.   Leonardo Rastelli's appointment as the first Renaissance is in recognition of hiis wide-ranging contributions to string theory and quantum field theory, his leadership role in the scientific community and his outstanding mentorship of students and junior researchers.