Larkin Award - Call for 2023 Nominations
May 14, 2023
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.
FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 4, 2023
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
2022 Larkin Awards announced
November 1, 2022
The inaugural Fine Theoretical Physics Institute Larkin Awards have been announced.
Simon's Foundation Grant Awarded
October 27, 2022
The William I Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) has received a Simons Grant of over half a million dollars to help bolster the Institute's mission of being one of the regional centers
Prof. Pospelov named APS Fellow
October 24, 2022
FTPI Professor Maxim Pospelov has been named a 2022 Fellow of the American Physical Society.
ICTP/Strongly Correlated Matter: from Quantum Criticality to Flat Bands
August 28, 2022
FTPI is co-hosting a workshop with ICTP in Trieste, Italy from August 22 - September 2, 2022. The workshop will be looking into strongly correlated matter physics.
2022 Misel Family Lecture
July 1, 2022
The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute is proud to host the 15th Annual Misel Family Lecture. This lecture is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Questions? Please contact us at email@example.com or
Continuous Advances in QCD 2022
March 18, 2022
Register for the workshop "Continuous Advances in QCD" now. The workshop will be hosted by FTPI May 12-14. 2022.
Excess X-rays from Neutron Stars Could Lead to Discovery of New Particle
January 15, 2021
After observing an excess of x-rays from neutron stars, a team of researchers found that the anomaly may have been caused by axions, hypothetical particles that could help scientists solve several
In Memoriam: Mikhail "Misha" Voloshin, 1953-2020
March 18, 2020
Professor Misha Voloshin was one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. He passed from heart failure on March 20, 2020.
Boris Shklovskii Awarded 2019 APS Buckley Prize
June 2, 2019
FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii was jointly awarded the 2019 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize with Elihu Abrahams and Alexei Efros by the American Physical Society
Misha Shifman elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 1, 2019
FTPI Professor Misha Shifman was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in May 2019. Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors given to an engineer or scientist.