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Đàm Thanh Sơn (born 1969) is a Vietnamese theoretical physicist working in quantum chromodynamics, applications of string theory and many-body physics.[1]

Đàm Thanh Sơn
Born1969 (age 49–50)
ResidenceIllinois, U.S.
Alma materInstitute for Nuclear Research
OccupationTheoretical physicist


Early life and educationEdit

Born in North Vietnam, Sơn received his Ph.D. at the Institute for Nuclear Research in Moscow in 1995.


Sơn was a postdoc at the University of Washington from 1995 to 1997, and MIT from 1997 to 1999. From 1999 to 2002 he was a professor at Columbia University and a RIKEN-BNL fellow. He moved to Seattle in 2002 when he became a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Nuclear Theory and a professor in the Physics Department, University of Washington. Then in 2012, he moved to Chicago and became the 19th person to hold a University Professorship at University of Chicago.



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