Kenneth G. Wilson
Born: 8 June 1936, Waltham, MA, USA
Died: 15 June 2013, Saco, ME, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for his theory for critical phenomena in connection with phase transitions"
Field: condensed matter physics, critical phenomena
Prize share: 1/1