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Shamit Kachru
Shamit Kachru, PhD
How did the universe begin and what's matter made of? These types of questions first led me to study string theory, which to physicists is the theory of everything.


Stanford University

About Shamit Kachru

Shamit Kachru is a Professor of Physics at Stanford University, where he has also served as the chair of the Physics Department. Additionally, he is the director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. He earned a PhD in Physics from Princeton University, and he coedited the book Strings, Branes and Gravity. His research focuses on string theory and quantum field theory as well as their application to particle physics, cosmology, and condensed matter physics.

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