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# Robbert Dijkgraaf

Robbert Dijkgraaf at Harvard University (*)

Robbert Dijkgraaf (born January 24, 1960) is a Dutch mathematical physicist and string theorist. Because his former advisor Gerard 't Hooft was awarded the Spinozapremie (the Dutch equivalent of the Nobel prize), Robbert Dijkgraaf became the first recipient (in 2003) whose advisor was also a recipient.

He works at the University of Amsterdam at the Institute of Theoretical Physics. His research group works in string theory, quantum gravity, and the interface of mathematics and particle physics.

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