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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

George F. Bertsch

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Dates

November 5, 1942 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Bertsch, George F.

Additional Forms of Names

Bertsch, G.

Bertsch, G. F.

Bertsch, George F., 1942-

Biography

Abstract

George F. Bertsch is a physicist, who studies electronic excitations of molecules and condensed matter. His institutional affiliations include University of Washington, Michigan State University, and Princeton University.

Important Dates

November 5, 1942Birth, Oswego (N.Y.).

1962Obtained BA in Physics, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore (Pa.).

1965Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1965 – 1966Fellow in Physics, Niels Bohr Institute.

1966 – 1969Instructor to Assistant Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1969 – 1970Assistant Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1970 – 1992Assistant Professor of Physics (1970-1974); Professor of Physics (1974-1985); and Hannah Professor of Physics (1985-1992), Michigan State University, East Lansing (Mich.).

1992 – 2014Senior Fellow, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle (Wash.).

1992 – presentProfessor of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1996 – 2005Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics, American Physical Society.

2004Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Oswego (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Swarthmore (Pa.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

East Lansing (Mich.)

Seattle (Wash.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Fermi liquids.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear structure.

Perturbation (Quantum dynamics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at Princeton University and University of Washington.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Blosser, Henry Gabriel

Both employed at Michigan State University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Dehmelt, Hans

Both employed at University of Washington.

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Fortson, E. Norval

Both employed at University of Washington.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Henley, Ernest M.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Keyes, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1885-1976

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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.

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stanley, H. Eugene (Harry Eugene), 1941-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of Washington.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics.

Michigan State University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Hannah Professor of Physics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in 1965 and Instructor to Assistant Professor of Physics.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics and 2004 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics recipient.

Institute for Nuclear Theory (U.S.)

Senior Fellow.

Niels Bohr institutet

Fellow in Physics.

Swarthmore College

Obtained BA in 1962 (Physics).

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