Đàm Thanh Sơn

In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Đàm. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Sơn.

Đàm Thanh Sơn (born 1969 in Hanoi) is a Vietnamese theoretical physicist working in quantum chromodynamics, applications of string theory and many-body physics.[1]

He received his Ph.D. at the Institute for Nuclear Research in Moscow in 1995. He was a postdoc at the University of Washington from 1995 to 1997, and MIT from 1997 to 1999. From 1999 to 2002 he was a professor at Columbia University and a RIKEN-BNL fellow. He moved to Seattle in 2002 when he became a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Nuclear Theory and a professor in the Physics Department, University of Washington. Then, in 2012, he moved to Chicago and became the 19th person to hold a University Professorship at University of Chicago.



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