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"For his pioneering contributions to hadronic string models, lattice gauge theories, quantum chromodynamics, and dynamical symmetry breaking."Background:
Dr. Susskind received his BS degree in Physics from the City College of New York in 1962 and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1965. Following a year of postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley, he has held the position of Professor of Physics at the Belfer Graduate School of Science in New York, Tel Aviv University in Israel, and is currently Professor of Physics at Stanford University.
In his own view, Dr. Susskind states his most important research contributions have been:
Dr. Susskind is a recipient of the Pregel Award from the New York Academy of Science, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
William J Marciano (Chair), Jeffrey A Harvey, William A Bardeen ('96 Recipient), Robert N Cahn (Vice Chair), Glennys R Farrar