Prof Nikolaos Tsamis

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I was born in Athens, Greece and am married with one child. I studied physics at Brown University (BA), Harvard University (PhD) and did my post-doctoral research work at Stanford University, CERN and Ecole Polytechnique.

I then returned to Greece and I’m currently a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Crete.

What inspired you to study science, and astrophysics?

My high-school teachers.

Do you have a role model in science?

My PhD thesis advisor, Steven Weinberg.

A quote that inspires you?

Πάν μέτρον άριστον

Research interests

Elementary Particle Theory, Cosmology, Quantum Field Theory, Quantum Gravity

Favourite reference papers:

Principles of Quantum Mechanics, P. A. M. Dirac

Quantum Field Theory, Steven Weinberg

Gravitation and Cosmology, Steven Weinberg

 

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