David J. Thouless

He was born on September 21, 1934 (died on April 06, 2019, he was 84 years old) in Bearsden, Scotland.


David James Thouless is a condensed-matter physicist and Wolf Prize winner. Thouless earned his PhD at Cornell University under Hans Bethe. He was a professor of mathematical physics at Birmingham University in the United Kingdom before becoming a professor of physics at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1980. Thouless has made many theoretical contributions to the understanding of extended systems of atoms and electrons and of nucleons. read more

Is David J. Thouless still alive?

No, he died on 04/06/2019, 2 years ago. He was 84 years old when he died. Cause of death: dementia. He died in Cambridge

What was David's zodiac sign?

David J. Thouless zodiac sign was virgo.

Awards (9)

Awarded Lars Onsager Prize in 1999 , awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 2015 , awarded Wolf Prize in Physics in 1989 , awarded Maxwell Medal and Prize in 1972 , awarded Fritz London Memorial Prizes in 1983 ,


He graduated from Cornell University and Trinity Hall

When is David J. Thouless's next birthday?

David J. Thouless was born on the , which was a Friday

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