Contact Information

Institute for Advanced Study
School of Natural Sciences
Einstein Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-734-8078
Fax: 609-924-7592

Academic Assistant

Audrey Smerkanich
Phone: 609-734-8118


Curriculum Vitae

Nima Arkani-Hamed is a theorist with wide-ranging interests in fundamental physics. He is concerned with the relation between theory and experiment, with a special focus on current and future particle accelerators as well as cosmological observations.

Articles and Talks for a general audience:

Slides from talk: "Three Cheers for Shut Up and Calculate!"

Slides from talk: "The Morality of Fundamental Physics".

"The Future of Fundamental Physics", Daedalus, Vol. 141, Issue 3, Summer 2012, Science in the 21st Century, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2012.

The Inevitability of Physical Laws: Why the Higgs Has to Exist, Public Lecture at the Institute for Advanced Study, October 26, 2012.

2010 Messenger Lectures at Cornell University, October 4 - 8, 2010:

Selected Publications: