Title: Permanent Member, Associated Member
Company: Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Location: Setauket, New York, United States
Michael Douglas, PhD, Associated Member and Permanent Member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Physics.
With more than 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Douglas has been an associated member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University since 2013 and a permanent member since 2008. Prior to obtaining his current positions, he progressed from assistant professor to associate professor and professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey from 1989 to 2007. In addition to his primary roles, Dr. Douglas served as a permanent member with the Institute of Advanced Scientific Studies (IHES) in France from 1997 to 1998.
Dr. Douglas began his career as a student at Harvard University, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1983. He subsequently studies at the California Institute of Technology, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in 1988. He then joined the University of Chicago, where he completed postdoctoral work in 1989.
A respected voice in his field, Dr. Douglas has been affiliated with numerous organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. A member of the American Physical Society, he has been recognized as a fellow of the American Mathematical Society and as a life member of Clare Hall College. The chair of Friends of IHES, he is renowned for his research into advancements in string theory. Dr. Douglas is the former director of the New High Energy Theory Center.
Throughout his career, Dr. Douglas has been recognized for his contributions, including with the Sackler Prize from Tel Aviv University. In addition, he has previously been featured in Who’s Who in America. Married to Nina Ilieva, he is the proud father of two children, Alexander and Laura.
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