Gerard 't Hooft

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Gerard 't Hooft
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November 2008
Born (1946-07-05) 5 Julie 1946 (age 73)
Den Helder, Netherlands
Alma materUtrecht Varsity
Kent forQuantum Field Theory, Quantum Gravity
AwairdsHeineman Prize (1979)
Wolf Prize (1981)
Lorentz Medal (1986)
Spinoza Prize (1995)
Franklin Medal (1995)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1999)
Lomonosov Gowd Medal (2010)
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical pheesics
InstitutionsUtrecht Varsity
Doctoral advisorMartinus J. G. Veltman
Doctoral studentsRobbert Dijkgraaf
Herman Verlinde
This is a Dutch name; the faimily name is 't Hooft, nae Hooft.

Gerardus (Gerard) 't Hooft (Dutch: [ˌɣeːrɑrt ət ˈɦoːft]; born Julie 5, 1946) is a Dutch theoretical pheesicist an professor at Utrecht Varsity, the Netherlands. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in Pheesics wi his thesis advisor Martinus J. G. Veltman "for elucidatin the quantum structur o electroweak interactions".