Michael J. Duff
Class of 2018-19
Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics
Senior Research Investigator
Michael J. Duff is Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics (formerly Abdus Salam Professor) as well as a senior research investigator at Imperial College, London. His research has explored quantum gravity, quantum informatics, string theory, M-theory, and unified theories of the elementary particles. Duff is a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and holds the Paul Dirac Gold Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics, a Distinguished Achievement Award for Research from Texas A&M, and a Meeting Gold Medal from El Colegio Nacional. Duff will collaborate with faculty and students in the Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering and in the College of Science.