|August 2, 2014|
A joint program of the Fields Institute, Toronto & Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo.
Distinguished Lecture Series
|Prof . Witten will also be speaking at the Perimeter Institute Public Event Series on April 6, 2005|
Edward Witten studied at Brandeis University and received his B.A. in 1971. From there he went to Princeton receiving his M.A. in 1974 and his Ph.D. in 1976.
After completing his doctorate, Witten went to Harvard where he
was postdoctoral fellow during session 1976-77 and then a Junior
Fellow from 1977 to 1980. In September 1980 Witten was appointed
professor of Physics at Princeton. He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship
in 1982 and remained as professor of Physics at Princeton until
1987 when he was appointed as a Professor in the School of Natural
Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study.
For a list of previous distinguished lecturers at the Fields Institute, please click here