Feza Gürsey facts for kids
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.
Awards and honors
- 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
The Feza Gürsey Institute in Istanbul and Feza Gürsey Science Center in Ankara are named in his honor.
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