Prize Recipient

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David A. Huse
Princeton University


"For foundational work on many-body localization, its associated phase transition, and implications for thermalization and ergodicity."


Education: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School; University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.S., physics, 1979; Cornell University, Ph.D., physics, 1983, advisor: Michael E. Fisher. 1983-1996 in Theoretical Physics Research Department, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ. Then moved to Princeton University Physics Department. Major topics of research: statistical physics and phase transitions, spin glasses, vortices in superconductors, quantum many-body dynamics including many-body localization. Member, National Academy of Sciences (USA).

Selection Committee:

Greg Huber, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Leo Radzihovsky (U Colorado) Leticia Cugliandolo (LPTHE, Jussieu, Paris), Alexander Balatsky (U Connecticut) Daniel Friedan (Rutgers U)