Giorgio Parisi Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (born 4 August 1948) is an Italian theoretical physicist, whose research has focused on quantum field theory, statistical mechanics and complex systems.
Giorgio Parisi, Italian physicist who was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on spin glasses, which proved widely applicable in the study of complex systems. He shared the prize with Japanese American meteorologist Syukuro Manabe and German oceanographer Klaus Hasselmann.
Giorgio Parisi. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021. Born: 4 August 1948, Rome, Italy. Affiliation at the time of the award: Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. Prize motivation: “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales”. Prize share: 1/2.
Giorgio Parisi, a physicist from Sapienza Università di Roma and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, and current vice-president of Accademia dei Lincei, has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize...
Nobelprize.org spoke to Giorgio Parisi on 18 February 2022. Parisi told us about his love of reading, dancing and solving the puzzle that is our world. Read the interview
Giorgio Parisi delivered his Nobel Prize lecture on Wednesday 8 December 2021. He was introduced by Professor Thors Hans Hansson. To cite this section MLA style: Giorgio Parisi – Nobel Prize lecture. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2023. Sun. 26 Nov 2023. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2021/parisi/lecture/> Back to top
Since 1987 he is a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, which he presided during the period 2018–2021. Presently, he is the vice-president of this Academy, Emeritus professor at Sapienza, and member of the French, American and European Academy of Sciences, as well as of the Academia Europaea.
When Giorgio Parisi was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics alongside Klaus Hasselmann and Syukuro Manabe, news reporters faced a challenge. How the heck were they supposed to understand, let alone explain, what he had won it for?
Nobelprize.org spoke to Giorgio Parisi on 18 February 2022. Our physics laureate told us about his love of reading, dancing and solving the puzzle that is our world. Could you tell us a bit about your childhood.
Giorgio Parisi awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales”. We are happy to congratulate Professor Parisi with this award and the recognition of his great scientific achievements. G.