Gerard 't Hooft

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Gerard 't Hooft
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November 2008
Born (1946-07-05) 5 Julie 1946 (age 72)
Den Helder, Netherlands
Naitionality Dutch
Alma mater Utrecht Varsity
Kent for Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Gravity
Awairds Heineman 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
Fields Theoretical pheesics
Institutions Utrecht Varsity
Doctoral advisor Martinus J. G. Veltman
Doctoral students Robbert 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".