George Zweig giving a speech at Department of Physics, National Taiwan University
|Alma mater||University of Michigan, California Institute of Technology|
|Known for||Quark model|
|Awards||Sakurai Prize (2015), MacArthur Fellowship 1981, NAS 1996|
|Doctoral advisor||Richard Feynman|
George Zweig (//; born May 30, 1937) is a Russian-American physicist. He was trained as a particle physicist under Richard Feynman. He is known for his works with Murray Gell-Mann especially when they created the quark model (although he named it "aces"). He later turned his works to neurobiology.
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