PEOPLE International Advisory Board
Cambridge University, UK
Area of Research:  String Theory
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Michael Green is one of the pioneers of string theory. He is a professor of Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University in England. He graduated with a BA (1967) and a PhD (1970) from Cambridge University, UK, followed by periods of postdoctoral research at Princeton, Cambridge and Oxford. Between 1978-1993 he was a Lecturer and Professor at Queen Mary, University of London and in 1993 he was appointed John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University, where he remains to this day. Michael Green has been awarded the Dirac and Maxwell Medals of the Institute of Physics, UK, the Dirac Medal of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste) and the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics of the American Physical Society.He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1989.