Michael Green is Stephen Hawking's successor as the 18th Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. His post starts on 1st November 2009.
Michael Green Demographics:
- Name - Michael Boris Green
- Born - 22 May 1946
- Birthplace - London
- Nationality - British
- Occupation - Physicist
- Parents - Genia Green & Absalom Green.
- John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cambridge (till 31st October 2009).
- Professor Green is one of the original group of physicists that developed string theory - member of the "string quartet".
- William Ellis School in London.
- Churchill College at Cambridge University - BA (1967) & PhD (1970).
- Postdocs at Princeton, Cambridge and the University of Oxford.
- Lecturer & Professor at Queen Mary, University of London (1978-1993).
- John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University (July 1993 - October 2009).
- Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at University of Cambridge (November 2009).
- Elementary Particles
- Quantum Gravity & Quantum Field Theory
- Statistical Physics
- String Theory
- Fellow of the Royal Society (1989).
- Reported to have a scientific research impact h-index of 44.
- Pioneer of superstring theory.
- Discovered the anomaly cancellation in type I string theory, with collaborator John H. Schwarz, in 1984.
- Led to the incorporation of supersymmetry with string theory - now known as superstring theory.
- Examined Dirichlet boundary conditions in string theory - leading to the discovery of D-branes.
- Dirac and Maxwell Medals of the Institute of Physics, UK.
- Dirac Medal of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste).
- Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society (2002).
Superstrings - Scientific American (September 1986)
Image Credit - Michael Green University of Cambridge.
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