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Institute for Advanced Study

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1930 in Princeton, NJ. Not affiliated with Princeton University.

Official Website:
http://www.ias.edu/

Location:
Princeton, NJ

Founding Date:
20-May-1930

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dan Ariely
Economist
29-Apr-1968   The Upside of Irrationality
Michael Atiyah
Mathematician
22-Apr-1929   Atiyah-Singer index theorem
David H. Blackwell
Mathematician
24-Apr-1919 8-Jul-2010 Bayesian statistics
Caroline Bynum
Historian
1941   Medieval historian
Jule Charney
Scientist
1-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 Quasi-gesotrophic theory
Noam Chomsky
Linguist
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
Leon N. Cooper
Physicist
28-Feb-1930   BCS Theory of Superconductivity
Haskell Curry
Mathematician
12-Sep-1900 1-Sep-1982 Combinatory Logic
Mario Draghi
Business
3-Sep-1947   President, European Central Bank
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
Government
28-Oct-1951   CEO of TIAA-CREF
Abraham Flexner
Educator
13-Nov-1866 21-Sep-1959 The American College
Kurt Gödel
Mathematician
28-Apr-1906 14-Jan-1978 Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems
Vartan Gregorian
Educator
8-Apr-1934   President of Carnegie Corporation
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
Shirley Hufstedler
Judge
24-Aug-1925   US Secretary of Education, 1979-81
Kiyoshi Ito
Mathematician
7-Sep-1915 10-Nov-2008 Ito Calculus
Robert Jastrow
Astronomer
7-Sep-1925 8-Feb-2008 Red Giants and White Dwarfs
J. Hans D. Jensen
Physicist
25-Jun-1907 11-Feb-1973 Shell nuclear model
Michio Kaku
Physicist
24-Jan-1947   String Theory
Helene L. Kaplan
Attorney
19-Jun-1933   Of Counsel, Skadden Arps
Paul Kennedy
Historian
Jun-1945   The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Marie-Josée Kravis
Economist
11-Sep-1949   President of MoMA
Bernard Lewis
Scholar
31-May-1916   Middle East scholar
William H. Luers
Diplomat
15-May-1929   US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1983-86
Jack Matlock
Diplomat
1-Oct-1929   US Ambassador to the USSR, 1987-91
Robert L. Mills
Physicist
15-Apr-1927 27-Oct-1999 Subatomic particles
Nathan Myhrvold
Business
3-Aug-1959   CTO of Microsoft, 1996-2000
Yoichiro Nambu
Physicist
18-Jan-1921   Spontaneous broken symmetry
Wolfgang Pauli
Physicist
25-Apr-1900 15-Dec-1958 Pauli Exclusion Principle
Nancy B. Peretsman
Business
27-Mar-1954   Managing Director, Allen & Company
James J. Schiro
Business
2-Jan-1946   CEO of Zurich Financial Services, 2002-09
Ronaldo H. Schmitz
Business
30-Oct-1938   CFO of BASF, 1984-90
William Schreyer
Business
13-Jan-1928 22-Jan-2011 CEO of Merrill Lynch, 1984-92
Nathan Seiberg
Physicist
22-Sep-1956   String theorist at Princeton
Claude Shannon
Scientist
30-Apr-1916 24-Feb-2001 Pioneer in information theory
James Simons
Mathematician
c. 1938   Renaissance Technologies hedge fund
Lee Smolin
Physicist
1955   The Trouble with Physics
Paul Starr
Educator
12-May-1949   The Social Transformation of American Medicine
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921   Researcher of neutrinos
Fritz Stern
Historian
2-Feb-1926   German historian
Walter W. Stewart
Economist
1885 Mar-1958 Council of Economic Advisers, 1953-55
Bengt Strömgren
Astronomer
21-Jan-1908 4-Jul-1987 Hydrogen stars
Sin-Itiro Tomonaga
Physicist
31-Mar-1906 8-Jul-1979 Quantum electrodynamics
John von Neumann
Mathematician
28-Dec-1903 8-Feb-1957 Computing pioneer, inventor of Game Theory
Marina v.N. Whitman
Economist
6-Mar-1935   Council of Economic Advisers, 1972-73
Andrew Wiles
Mathematician
11-Apr-1953   Proved Fermat's Last Theorem
Edward Witten
Physicist
26-Aug-1951   String theorist at Princeton
James Wolfensohn
Business
1-Dec-1933   World Bank president, 1995-2005
Stephen Wolfram
Mathematician
29-Aug-1959   Creator of Mathematica
Leona Woods
Physicist
9-Aug-1919 10-Nov-1986 Physicist at University of Chicago
Chen Ning Yang
Physicist
1-Oct-1922   Particle physicist
Mort Zuckerman
Business
4-Jun-1937   Owner, New York Daily News


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