Joseph Polchinski Named Fellow of the AAAS

Professor Joseph Polchinski of the Department of Physics and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics is one of eight UCSB faculty members to have have been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  Professor Polchinski has been named Fellow for distinguished contributions to quantum field theory and string theory, in particular the discovery of D-branes and their properties.  

Prof. Joseph Polchinski