Professor Michael B. Green, FRS


  • 2013-  : Director of Research, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2009- 2013:   Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1993-2009: John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1987-1993: Professor of Theoretical Physics, Queen Mary College, University of London
  • 1978-1987: Lecturer in Physics, Queen Mary College, University of London


Prof. Green is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, High Energy Physics research group.  His interests are in particle physics with special emphasis on the interface between string theory, quantum field theory, quantum gravity.  He is also interested in applying techniques of string theory to more general strongly coupled physical systems.

European Research Council Advanced Grant

Properties and Applications of the Gauge/Gravity Correspondence

Selected Awards

2014 Fundamental Physics Prize

2014 Physics Frontiers Prize

2013 Honorary Fellowship of Institute of Physics

2010 Honorary Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge

2009 Honorary Fellowship, Clare Hall, Cambridge

2007 Naylor Prize (London Mathematical Society)

2004 Dirac Medal (Institute of Physics)

2004 Honorary DSc, Queen Mary University of London

2002 Dannie Heinemann Prize (American Physical Society)

1989 Dirac Medal (International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste)

1989 Fellowship of the Royal Society

Selected Publications

Recent Publications (from SPIRES database 1995-present)

Book: Superstring Theory (CUP 1987) Vol. I and Vol. II

SUPERSTRINGS - 1986 Scientific American article