Robert Myers, a theoretical physicist, has been consistently ranked one of the most influential scientists in the world. As Perimeter Institute Founder and Board Chair Mike Lazaridis stated in a press release, “Rob’s contributions as a scientist are second to none. He is highly respected throughout the global physics community, and he possesses the drive and vision to advance Perimeter at a particularly exciting time in the history of the Institute and of physics more generally. We are thrilled to move into the next exciting phase of Perimeter’s evolution under Rob Myers’ leadership.”
Dr. Myers holds a PhD from Princeton University and has held positions at the University of California and McGill University, before joining Perimeter Institute in 2001 as a member of the founding faculty. As Perimeter’s new Director, Dr. Myers will also hold the prestigious BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics.
The CAP congratulates Robert Myers on this position and looks forward to this exciting new era.
More information can be found on the Perimeter Institute website here.