Đàm Thanh Sơn
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.
- Outstanding Junior Investigator in Nuclear Physics, DOE, 2000
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 2001
- American Physical Society Fellow, 2006
- Simons Investigator Award, 2013
- Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2014
- Elected to National Academy of Sciences, 2014