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Title: What is the Higgs Boson?
Originating Office: IAS
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Speaker: Shiu, Gary
Issue Date: 11-Oct-2013
Event Date: 11-Oct-2013
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 8.15 - Institute for Advanced Study
Series 3 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 8.15:3 EF
Notes: Science School and IAS Nobel Prize Popular Science Lecture.
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Prof Gary Shiu received his PhD in Physics from Cornell University in 1998. He has held research appointments at the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics at Stony Brook, and the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he is currently Professor of Physics. He has held visiting professorships at Stanford University and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. He was appointed the Johannes Diderik van der Waals Chair at the University of Amsterdam in 2012. He is currently Chair Professor of Physics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Senior Fellow of the HKUST Institute for Advance Study.
Prof Shiu's research interests span a wide range of areas in string theory, high energy physics, and cosmology, with an emphasis on connecting fundamental theory to experiments. Among the honors he received include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Cottrell Scholar Award, a Research Corporation Innovation Award, and a US National Science Foundation Career Award. He was also named a Kavli Frontiers Fellow by the US National Academy of Sciences, and a Vilas Faculty Associate. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Institute
Duration: 60 min.
Appears in Series:8.15:3 - Audio-visual Materials
6.2.1:3 - Audio-visual Materials
Videos for Public -- Distinguished Lectures