Komargodski Wins International Award for Quantum Field Theory Research

Professor Zohar Komargodski of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics will be awarded the 2018 Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences.

Zohar Komargodski

Zohar Komargodski

The international prize is given at Tel-Aviv University each year, alternatively in the fields of physics and chemistry. The 2018 honor and $100,000 prize will be given to Professor Komargodski and Professor Pedro Viera from the Perimeter Institute in Canada for their research in physics probing Quantum Field Theory – universal language for theoretical physics – in non-pertubative regimes.

The prize is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality, and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists. “Quantum Field Theory – Novel Developments” is the defined field category for the 2018 award, which will be presented during a ceremony at Tel-Aviv University on March 13, 2018.  For more about the winners’ research, see this link from the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics.


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