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Green, Prof. Michael Boris locked

FRS 1989

Born 22 May 1946; s of late Absalom and Genia Green; m 2005, Prof. Joanna Chataway; one d

Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 2009–13, now Emeritus; Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1993–2010, now Hon. Fellow


Churchill Coll., Cambridge (BA, PhD; Rayleigh Prize 1969; Hon. Fellow 2010)


Res. Fellow, Inst. for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 1970–72; Fellowships in Cambridge, 1972–77; SERC Advanced Fellow, Oxford, 1977–79; Lectr, Queen Mary Coll., London Univ., 1979–85; Prof. of Physics, QMC, later QMW, 1985–93; John Humphrey Plummer Prof. of Theoretical Physics, Univ. of Cambridge, 1993–2009. Vis. Associate, Caltech, Pasadena, for periods during 1981–85; Nuffield Science Fellowship, 1984–86; SERC Sen. Fellowship, 1986–91. Hon. Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 2009; Hon. FInstP 2013. Hon. DSc QMUL, 2004. Maxwell Medal and Prize, 1987, Dirac Medal and Prize, 2004, Inst. of Physics; Hopkins Prize, Cambridge Philosophical Soc., 1987; Dirac Medal, Internat. Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, 1989; Dannie Heinemann Prize, APS, 2002; Naylor Prize, London Math. Soc., 2008; Fundamental Physics Prize, 2014


Superstring Theory, vols I and II (with J. H. Schwarz and E. Witten), 1987; many contribs to physics and mathematics jls


Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0WA