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Ted Gibbs Berlincourt

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Dates

October 29, 1925 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Berlincourt, Ted Gibbs

Biography

Abstract

Received Ph.D. in physics from Yale University in 1953. Senior Physicist, Group Leader of Electronic Properties, and Associate Director of Rockwell International Science Center (1955-70); Professor and Chair of Physics Department at Colorado State University (1970-72); Director of Physical Sciences Division and Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate at the Office of Naval Research (1972-86); Director of Research and Laboratory Management at the Office of the Secretary of Defense (1986-92). Retired in 1992.

Important Dates

October 29, 1925Birth, Fremont (Ohio).

1944 – 1946Radio Section Chief, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.

1949Received B.S. in Physics and minor in Electrical Engineering, Case Institute of Technology, Cleveland (Ohio).

1950Received M.S. in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1952 – 1955Project Physicist, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

1953Received Ph.D. in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1955 – 1970Senior Physicist (1955-1957); Group Leader of Electronic Properties (1957-1965); and Associate Director (1965-1970), Rockwell International Science Center (formerly the North American Aviation Science Center and Atomics International, a division of North American Aviation), Los Angeles (Calif.).

1966 – 1968Member, Executive Committee, Division of Solid State Physics, American Physical Society (APS).

1966 – 1968Member, Senior Executive Council, North American Aviation Research and Engineering.

1966 – 1972Member, Organizing Committee, Applied Superconductivity Conferences.

1970 – 1972Professor and Chairman, Physics Department, Colorado State University.

1971Member, Instrumentation Panel, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council physics survey.

1972 – 1976Liaison representative, Division of Physical Sciences, National Research Council.

1972 – 1986Director, Physical Sciences Division (1972-1981) and Director, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate (1981-1986), Office of Naval Research, Arlington (Va.).

1984 – 1985Member of Interfaces & Applications Panel, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council physics survey.

1986Member, Organizing Committee, Applied Superconductivity Conference.

1986Awarded Superior Civilian Service Medal, Department of the Navy.

1986 – 1988Department of Defense representative, R&D working group, Economic Policy Council.

1986 – 1989Executive Secretary, Department of Defense - University Forum.

1986 – 1992Director, Research and Laboratory Management, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington (D.C.).

1986 – presentAssociate, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable, National Academy of Sciences/National Academy of Engineering/Institute of Medicine.

1987Member, Organizing Committee, Federal Conference on Commercial Applications of Superconductivity.

1987 – presentMember, Subcommittee on Superconductivity, Office of Science and Technology Policy Committee on Materials.

1988Advisor to the Defense Science Board Task Force on Military Applications of Superconductors.

1992 – presentConsultant in research and development.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Fremont (Ohio)

Undergraduate Education

Cleveland (Ohio)

Graduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Arlington (Va.)

Washington (D.C.)

Subjects

High temperature superconductivity.

Magnetic resonance imaging.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Citations

From the Ted Gibbs Berlincourt biographical file, Niels Bohr Library & Archives.

Relationships

People

Family

Berlincourt, Gladys Ora Gibbs

Mother.

Berlincourt, Marjorie Alkins

Wife, married in 1953.

Berlincourt, Weldon Burnett

Father.

Yale, Leslie Berlincourt

Daughter.

Advisors & Collaborators

Bickel, Paul W.

Collaborated in experiments and co-wrote multiple articles.

Hake, Richard R.

Collaborated in discovery of superconducting properties of Nb-Ti and co-wrote multiple articles.

Lane, Cecil Taverner, 1904-

Ph.D. advisor at Yale University.

Leslie, D. H.

Collaborated in discovery of superconducting properties of Nb-Ti and co-wrote multiple articles.

Steele, Martin C., (Martin Carl), 1919-

Co-wrote multiple articles.

Institutions

Major Positions

Colorado State University. Physics Department

Professor and Chairman of Physics Department.

Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)

Project Physicist.

Rockwell International. Science Center

Senior Physicist; Group Leader of Electronic Properties; and Associate Director.

United States. Army

Radio Section Chief, Field Artillery.

United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense

Director of Research and Laboratory Management.

United States. Office of Naval Research

Director of Physical Sciences Division and Director of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Member, Executive Committee, Division of Solid State Physics.

Case Institute of Technology

Received B.S. in physics and electrical engineering minor.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member, Instrumentation Panel and Member, Interfaces & Applications Panel, physics survey.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Instrumentation Panel and Member, Interfaces & Applications Panel, physics survey and liaison representative for Physical Sciences Division.

Society of the Sigma Xi

Tau Beta Pi

United States. Office of Science and Technology Policy

Member, Subcommittee on Superconductivity, Committee on Materials.

Yale University. Physics Department

Received MS (1950) and PhD (1953) in Physics.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

C. T. Lane and low temperature physics at Yale, 1973.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ted Gibbs Berlincourt records, 1950-2007.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

H. Kamerlingh Onnes Symposium on the origins of applied superconductivity [videorecording] / recorded by the Naval Research Laboratory ; 1986 Oct 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA