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April 7, 1921|
|Died||April 13, 1992
New Haven, Connecticut
Feza Gürsey (April 7, 1921 – April 13, 1992) was a Turkish mathematician and physicist. Among his most prominent contributions to theoretical physics, his works on the Chiral model and on SU(6) are most popular.
Publications[change | change source]
- (With Chia-Hsiung Tze) On the Role of Division, Jordan, and Related Algebras in Particle Physics (1996), ISBN 981-02-2863-5
Awards and honors[change | change source]
- 1969 Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) Science Award
- 1977 Oppenheimer Award together with Sheldon Glashow
- 1977 A. Cressey Morrison Prize together with R. Griffiths in Natural Sciences
- 1979 Einstein Medal
- 1981 Collège de France Award
- 1984 Honorary title of "Commendatore" by Italy
- 1986 Wigner medal administered by the Group Theory and Fundamental Physics Foundation
- 1989 Award of Association of Turkish - American Scientists and Engineers
- 1990 Galatasaray Foundation Award
References[change | change source]
- "Dr. Feza Gursey, 71, A Decorated Physicist". New York Times. 1992-04-24. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CE7D9113BF937A15757C0A964958260&sec=&spon=&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
- "Fizikciler, Feza Gursey". 2006. http://www.fizikciler.info/FGU/FGU.html. Retrieved 2012-05-12.