Glashow is a world-renowned theoretical physicist and a member of the American Academy of Sciences. Born in New York on December 5, 1932, graduated from Cornell University in 1954, obtained a doctorate from Harvard in 1958, and worked in Copenhagen from 1958-1960. He taught at Harvard University in 1966 and has been a professor since 1967. The main research areas are elementary particles and quantum field theory. He won the Oppenheimer Prize in 1976, and in 1979 with S. Weinberg, A. Salam won the Nobel Prize in Physics, and in 1991 won the Erice Science Peace Prize.