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Frank Wilczek

Born: May 15, 1951

Birthplace: Mineola

Profession: Theoretical Physicist

Nationality: United States

Frank Wilczek

Date of Birth : May 15, 1951
Birth Place : Mineola

Frank Anthony Wilczek is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate. He is currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Wilczek, along with David Gross and H. David Politzer, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004 for their discovery of asymptotic freedom in the theory of the strong interaction. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Future of Life Institute.

Profession


  • Theoretical Physicist
  • Physicist
  • Professor

Also known as


  • Wilczek

Spouse


  • Betsy Devine

Children


  • Amity Wilczek
  • Mira Wilczek

Awards Won


  • MacArthur Fellowship
  • Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Lorentz Medal
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