whom many people, not only at Princeton University, Stanford University and the Perimeter Institute, know pretty well. John has suffered from bipolar mental illness - the same disorder that Mary Winkler has been treated for - and jumped into a cold river on January 28th, 2006.
Technically, his most well-known paper was his work with Amihay Hanany about brane boxes but the paper he co-authored and one can't forget is
with Bernevig, Susskind, and Toumbas about the construction of the quantum Hall effect from D-branes.
Via Not Even Wrong.