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Ann Elizabeth Nelson

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Birthplace: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, United States
Death: August 04, 2019 (61)
Leavenworth, Chelan County, WA, United States (hiking accident)
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Occupation: physicist, professor
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About Ann Nelson

Ann Elizabeth Nelson (April 29, 1958 – August 4, 2019) was a particle physicist and professor of physics at the University of Washington. She was a member of the university's Particle Theory Group from 1994 until her death. Nelson received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004, and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. She was a recipient of the 2018 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, presented annually by the American Physical Society and considered one of the most prestigious prizes in physics. Her contributions to the field of particle physics made her an important and influential theorist.

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Ann Nelson's Timeline

1958
April 29, 1958
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, United States
2019
August 4, 2019
Age 61
Leavenworth, Chelan County, WA, United States