Former Syracuse University Professor of Physics, Abhay Ashtekar, awarded Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar

Abhay Ashtekar

November 5, 2018
  

The Department of Physics congratulates Abhay Ashtekar on the award of the 2018 Einstein Prize for research on gravitational physics. Ashtekar was a Professor of Physics at Syracuse University from 1980 – 1993, when he took his present position at Pennsylvania State University. Previous recipients of the prize include Peter Bergmann, the inaugural recipient who was a professor here for almost forty years, and Ezra Ted Newman, who received his doctorate from Syracuse.