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People of PI

Meet the people behind the science.

For Elise LePage, studying physics feeds a deep desire to tease out nature’s unifying principles.
/Mar 15, 2019
Sonali Mohapatra was valedictorian of the 2015 class of Perimeter Scholars International. Four years later, she’s obsessed with both quantum…
/Mar 05, 2019
For condensed matter theorist Chong Wang, the messy challenges of complex quantum systems can reveal an irresistible beauty.
/Feb 26, 2019
Perimeter’s first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist, Shohini Ghose, wants to use data and discussion to improve diversity in physics.
/Nov 30, 2018
Since her postdoc days at Perimeter, visiting researcher Claudia de Rham has explored gravity from all possible angles.
/Sep 17, 2018
By coming up with new combinations of nature’s tiniest pieces, Timothy Hsieh creates blueprints for novel phenomena that could be…
/Jul 25, 2018
How one of the biggest discoveries in recent science brought a rising young researcher to a new frontier of his…
/Mar 20, 2018
After obtaining the first PhD in mathematics ever granted by the University of Ghana, Prince Osei is tackling complex problems…
/Mar 07, 2018
Quantum gravity researcher Sumati Surya has spent her sabbatical year at Perimeter — and moved her family with her from…
/Nov 27, 2017
New experiments are generating more data than we can possibly store. Kendrick Smith is one of a new breed of cosmologists,…
/Aug 30, 2017