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Luis Alvarez-Gaume, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, will direct the Simons Center. He received his Ph.D. from Stony Brook in 1981. After positions at Harvard and Boston University he joined the Theory Division at CERN. He studies string theory, quantum field theory, black holes, and cosmology. He has written introductory lectures on Quantum Field Theory and reviewed many aspects of string theory and field theory. Since 2003 he has been a corresponding member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences.


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