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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

Samuel Aronson

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Dates

May 14, 1942 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Biography

Abstract

Samuel Aronson conducted experiments in particle physics at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab before becoming director of Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Important Dates

May 14, 1942Birth, Huntington (N.Y.).

1964Obtained AB in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1968Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1968 – 1971Research Associate in High Energy Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago.

1972 – 1978Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

1978 – 2012Associate Physicist, Accelerator Department (1978-1979); Physicist, Isabelle Project, Accelerator Department (1979-1982); Physicist, Department of Physics (1982-1987); Associate Chair, Department of Physics (1987-1988); Deputy Chair, Department of Physics (1988-1991); Senior Physicist and Head, PHENIX Detector Project (1991-2001); Chair, Department of Physics (2001-2005); Associate Laboratory Director, High Energy and Nuclear Physics (2005-2006); and Director (2006-2012), Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton (N.Y.).

2001Fellow, American Physical Society.

2005Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2015President, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Experimental high energy physicist.

Places

Birth

Huntington (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Madison (Wis.)

Upton (N.Y.)

Subjects

Colliders (Nuclear physics).

Particle accelerators.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Haeberli, W. (Willy)

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Herb, R. G. (Raymond George), 1908-1996

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Kraushaar, William L.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lagally, Max G.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Marburger, John H., III (John Harmen), 1941-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Parker, E. N. (Eugene Newman), 1927-

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Webb, M. B. (Maurice Barnett), 1926-

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Associate Physicist, Accelerator Department; Physicist, Isabelle Project, Accelerator Department; Physicist, Department of Physics; Associate Chair, Department of Physics; Deputy Chair, Department of Physics; Senior Physicist and Head, PHENIX Detector Project; Chair, Department of Physics; Associate Laboratory Director, High Energy and Nuclear Physics; and Director.

Enrico Fermi Institute

Research Associate in High Energy Physics.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

President.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB in 1964.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1968.

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