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S. James Gates, Jr.

(2017 - 2021)

Brown University

S. James Gates, Jr. is honored for sustained and career-long contributions to the public understanding of physics.

Dr. Gates has authored or co-authored more than 190 research papers published in scientific journals, co-authored one book, and contributed numerous articles in several books. His research, in the areas of the mathematical and theoretical physics of supersymmetric particles, fields, and strings, covers topics such as the physics of quarks, leptons, gravity, super and heterotic strings, and unified field theories of the type first envisioned by Albert Einstein.