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William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute

FTPI Mission Statement

The aim of the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI)  is to produce sound, significant and exciting theoretical physics research. This research will benefit the community through its knowledge, outreach, teaching, and advising.


Upcoming Workshops

Muons in Minneapolis
December 6-8, 2023

Recent Advances in Superconductivity: Theory and Experiment
December 14-16, 2023

To learn more about our workshops and how to participate see our workshop webpage.

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2023 Misel Family Lecture

16th Annual Misel Lecture with Professor Halzen, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Wednesday, September 13th @ 7:00 pm in the McNamara Alumni Center.
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Larkin Award - Call for 2023 Nominations

The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Larkin Award in Theoretical Physics 2023.
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FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Boris I. Shklovskii has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of