Paul B. Wiegmann
Ph.D., Landau Inst., Moscow, 1978.
Robert W. Reneker Distinguished Service Professor
Dept. Physics, James Franck Inst., Enrico Fermi Inst., and the College.
Research: Theoretical physics, condensed matter physics.
Condensed Matter Physics: Electronic Physics in Low Dimensions, Quantum Magnetism, Correlated Electronic Systems, Quantum Hall Effects, Topological aspects of Condensed Matter Theories, Electronic systems far from equilibrium.
Statistical Mechanics: Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Critical phenomena governed by Conformal Symmetry, Conformal stochastic processes, Stochastic geometry, Random Matrix Theory.
Mathematical Physics: Integrable Models of Quantum Field Theory and Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Groups and Representation theory, Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory, Conformal Field Theory, Quantum gravity.
Nonlinear Physics: Driven non-equilibrium systems, Turbulence, Fractal aspects of Pattern Formation, Interface Dynamics, Incommensurate Systems, Integrable aspects of nonlinear physics, Quantum Non-linear Phenomena.