Simons Center Director Luis Álvarez-Gaumé Named Distinguished Visiting Professor at Institute for Theoretical Physics, Madrid Autonoma University

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics wishes to congratulate Director Luis Álvarez-Gaumé for being appointed Distinguished Severo Ochoa Visiting Professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Madrid Autonoma University.

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) in Madrid hosts a Distinguished Severo Ochoa Visiting Professor program, funded by its Severo Ochoa Excellence Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Dr. Álvarez-Gaumé has been selected on account of his international leadership in the areas of String Theory and Quantum Field Theory. 

Our warmest congratulations!