Philosophy alum Ruth Kastner recipient of the 2021 Research Award from the UMD Alumni Association

The Department is delighted to announce that Ruth Kastner, who received her PhD from us in 1999, is a recipient of the 2021 Research Award from the UMD Alumni Association. The award is for alumni whose research has made a significant contribution to society. Through her work, Ruth has become the leading defender of the Transactional Interpretation of quantum mechanics. Her publications include a major book (The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics: The Reality of Possibility, Cambridge University Press) and a long list of peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics in the foundations of physics. Ruth is also the founder and president of a nascent non-profit research institute, The Quantum Institute. 

Date Published: Aug 17, 2020