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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Eric G. Adelberger

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Dates

June 26, 1938 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Adelberger, Eric G.

Additional Forms of Names

Adelberger, E. G. (Eric George)

Adelberger, Eric, 1938-

Biography

Abstract

Adelberger has published papers regarding experimental studies of fundamental symmetries in nuclei and atoms, nuclear structure, and experimental gravitation. He has also worked with the National Research Council, the American Physical Society, and CERN.

Important Dates

June 26, 1938Birth, Bryn Mawr (Pa.).

1960Obtained B.S. in Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1967Obtained Ph.D. in Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1967 – 1968Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1968 – 1969Research Associate, Stanford University.

1969 – 1971Assistant Professor, Princeton University.

1971 – presentAssistant Professor of Physics (1971-1972); Associate Professor of Physics (1972-1975); Professor of Physics (1975-2007); and Emeritus Professor of Physics (2007-present), University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1973 – 1976Member, Advisory Panel for Physics, National Science Foundation.

1978Fellow, American Physical Society.

1980 – 1985Member, Review Committee for the Physics Division of Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne Universities Association, Lemont (Ill.).

1981 – 1982Member, Scientific Advisory Panel, Southeastern Universities Research Association.

1984 – 1986Member, Executive Committee, Division of Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

1985Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

1987 – 1991Member, Program Advisory Committee for Nuclear Physics, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

1992 – 1993Paid Scientific Associate, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

1994Elected member, National Academy of Sciences.

1996 – 1999Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1997 – 2007Member, Committee on Gravitational Physics (1997-1999); Member, Committee on Physics of the Universe (2001-2002); and Member, Beyond Einstein Program Assessment Committee (2006-2007), National Research Council, Washington (D.C.).

1998Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Occupation

Experimental gravitational and nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Bryn Mawr (Pa.)

Undergraduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Employment

Seattle (Wash.)

Lemont (Ill.)

Washington (D.C.)

Subjects

Galactic dynamics.

Gravity.

Nuclear forces (Physics).

Torsion balances.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Stubbs, Christopher

Advised by Stubbs at University of Washington and both employed at University of Washington.

Colleagues

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bardeen, William A.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bertsch, George F.

Both employed at Princeton University and University of Washington.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Princeton University.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Dehmelt, Hans

Both employed at University of Washington.

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fairbank, William Martin, 1917-1989

Both employed at Stanford University.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Fortson, E. Norval

Both employed at University of Washington.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at University of Washington.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Gould, Roy W. (Roy Walter), 1927-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Hellwarth, Robert Willis, 1930-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Henley, Ernest M.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at Stanford University.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

Both employed at Stanford University.

Lauritsen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Both employed at University of Washington.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of Washington.

Pollock, Robert Elwood, 1936-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Tollestrup, Alvin

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

White, Robert M., 1938-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wineland, David J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Zweig, George

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Obtained B.S. (1960) and Ph.D. (1967) in Physics, and Research Fellow.

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Paid Scientific Associate.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Research Associate.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Physical Society

Fellow and Member, Executive Committee, Division of Nuclear Physics.

Argonne Universities Association

Member, Review Committee for the Physics Division of Argonne National Laboratory.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Committee on Gravitational Physics; Member, Committee on Physics of the Universe; and Member, Beyond Einstein Program Assessment Committee.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Member, Advisory Panel for Physics.

Southeastern Universities Research Association (U.S.)

Member, Scientific Advisory Panel.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Member, Program Advisory Committee for Nuclear Physics.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

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