Laureates

Joseph Polchinski

University of California, Santa Barbara and Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

2013 Physics Frontiers Prize in Fundamental Physics

For his contributions in many areas of quantum field theory and string theory. His discovery of D-branes has given new insights into string theory and quantum gravity, with consequences including the AdS/CFT correspondence.

Joseph Polchinski

Breakthrough Prize Symposium Talks

Selected Public Talks