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Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

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  • Michio Kaku
    Michio Kaku (Japanese: カク ミチオ, 加來 道雄, /ˈmiːtʃioʊ ˈkɑːkuː/; born January 24, 1947) is an American physicist, science communicator, futurologist, and writer of popular-science . He is a professor of th...
  • Eric Friedlander
    Eric Mark Friedlander (born January 7, 1944 in Santurce, Puerto Rico) is an American mathematician who is working in algebraic topology, algebraic geometry, algebraic K-theory and representation theory.
  • James Glimm
    James Gilbert Glimm (born March 24, 1934) is an American mathematician, former president of the American Mathematical Society, and distinguished professor at Stony Brook University. He has made many ...
  • James Arthur
    James Greig Arthur CC FRSC FRS (born May 18, 1944) is a Canadian mathematician working on automorphic forms, and former President of the American Mathematical Society. He is a Mossman Chair and Unive...
  • Leonard Eisenbud (1913 - 2004)
    Leonard Eisenbud (August 3, 1913– November 30, 2004) was an American theoretical physicist.

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States, is an independent, postdoctoral research center for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry founded in 1930 by American educator Abraham Flexner, together with philanthropists Louis Bamberger and Caroline Fuld. The IAS is perhaps best known as the academic home of Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics 1921, John von Neumann and Kurt Gödel, after their immigration to the United States. Although it is close to and collaborates with Princeton University, Rutgers University, and other nearby institutions, it is not part of any university or federal agency and does not charge tuition or fees.


  1. Abraham Flexner [1930%E2%80%931939]
  2. Frank Aydelotte [1939%E2%80%931947]
  3. J. Robert Oppenheimer [1947%E2%80%931966]
  4. Carl Kaysen [1966%E2%80%931976]
  5. Harry Woolf [1976%E2%80%931987]
  6. Marvin Leonard Goldberger [1987%E2%80%931991]
  7. Phillip Griffiths [1991%E2%80%932003]
  8. Peter Goddard [2004%E2%80%932012]
  9. Robbert Dijkgraaf

Faculty Members

School of Mathematics

  • Oswald Veblen (1932-1960)
  • Albert Einstein (1933-1955)
  • John von Neumann (1933-1957)
  • Hermann Weyl (1933-1955)
  • James Alexander (1933-1947)
  • Marston Morse (1935-1962)
  • Atle Selberg (1951-2007)
  • Hassler Whitney (1952-1989)
  • Kurt Godel (1953-1978)
  • Chen Ning Yang (1955-1966)
  • Armand Borel (1957-2003)
  • Andre Weil (1958-1998)
  • Harish-Chandra (1963-1983)
  • John Milnor (1970-1990)
  • Robert Langlands (1972-present)
  • Pierre Deligne (1984-present)

School of Natural Sciences