Walter Thirring

Walter Thirring, Ph.D., is a distinguished mathematical physicist and inventor of the soluble model of a quantum field that bears his name. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in 1949, and he has been professor of physics there since 1959. He has been head of the theory division at CERN, and director of the Erwin Schrodinger Institute in Vienna. The recipient of numerous awards, he is a member of many academies, including twenty years with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and...See more