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Nationality  UK
Name  Benjamin Simons

Known for  Mesoscopic physics
Doctoral advisor  J. M. F. Gunn
Fields  Condensed matter physics
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Institutions  Massachusetts Institute of Technology University of Cambridge
Alma mater  University of Cambridge
Notable awards  Maxwell Medal and Prize (2001)

Education  University of Cambridge

Ben Simons is a British theoretical physicist, working in the field of theoretical condensed matter physics and in biophysics.

Simons holds the Herchel Smith Chair in Physics at the University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory. In 2013 he became head of the Theory of Condensed Matter (TCM) group in the Cavendish.

Honours and awards

  • 2001 awarded the Maxwell Medal and Prize by Institute of Physics
  • 2014 awarded the Franklin Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics.
  • 2015 awarded the Gabor Medal by the Royal Society of the United Kingdom.
  • Simons has two brothers, Thomas and Joseph. His father is a professor at Oxford University, Professor John P. Simons. He is married and has two children.


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