K.K. Phua and ICTP

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I am pleased to write this brief note about Professor K.K. Phua, with whom I got connected via the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, during my time as its Director. The Founding Director of ICTP, Nobel Laureate Professor Abdus Salam, was one of the inspirations for Phua and World Scientific. Thus there had been strong ties between ICTP and World Scientific during Salam’s time, which I was glad to revive. This short article is built around this connection, with a few background remarks added….

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLooking Beyond the Frontiers of Science
Subtitle of host publicationDedicated to the 80th Birthday of K.K. Phua
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9789811263699
ISBN (Print)9789811263682
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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