Stephen Shenker

Stephen Shenker
Born 1953[1]
Nationality American
Fields theoretical physics
Institutions Stanford University
Rutgers University
University of Chicago
Alma mater Harvard University (B.A.)
Cornell University (Ph.D.)
Doctoral advisor John Kogut
Doctoral students Zongan Qiu
Joanne Cohn
Jaume Gomis
Matthew Kleban
Lukasz Fidkowski
Sho Yaida
Djordje Radicevic
Known for string theory
phase transitions
Notable awards MacArthur Fellowship
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Lars Onsager Prize (2010)
National Academy of Sciences

Stephen Hart Shenker (born 1953) is an American theoretical physicist who works on string theory. He is a professor at Stanford University and former director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. His brother Scott Shenker is a computer scientist. His contributions to physics include:


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