Barton Zwiebach at Harvard University
|Nationality||Peru and United States|
|Alma mater||Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería|
California Institute of Technology
|Known for||String field theory|
|Doctoral advisor||Murray Gell-Mann|
|Doctoral students||Amer Iqbal |
Zwiebach's undergraduate work was in Electrical Engineering at the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería in Peru, from which he graduated in 1977.
His graduate work was in physics at the California Institute of Technology. Zwiebach obtained his Ph.D. in 1983, working under the supervision of Murray Gell-Mann. He has held postdoctoral positions at the University of California, Berkeley, and at MIT, where he became an assistant professor of physics in 1987, and a permanent member of the faculty in 1994.
Professor Zwiebach's publications are available on the SPIRES HEP Literature Database.
- Barton Zwiebach (10 June 2004). A First Course in String Theory. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-83143-7; 558 pages
- Gleiser, Marcelo (2005). "Review of A First Course in String Theory A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach". Physics Today. 58 (9): 57. doi:10.1063/1.2117825. ISSN 0031-9228.
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