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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

David K. Campbell

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Dates

July 23, 1944 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Campbell, David K.

Additional Forms of Names

Campbell, David K., 1944-

Biography

Abstract

David Campbell researches the role of nonlinear excitations in novel states of matter. Currently, he is a Professor of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University. His other institutional affiliations include the Institute for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Important Dates

July 23, 1944Birth, Long Beach (Calif.).

1966Obtained BA, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1970Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1970 – 1972Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1972 – 1974Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1974 – 1992Oppenheimer Fellow (1974-1977) and Staff Member, Theoretical Division (1977-1992), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1984 – 1985Visiting Professor, University of Dijon (Université de Dijon).

1987 – 1992Director, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1988Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1990Fellow, American Physical Society.

1990 – 1992Adjunct Professor of Physics, University of New Mexico.

1991 – presentEditor-in-Chief, Chaos, AIP Publishing.

1992 – 2000Professor of Physics (1992-2000), and Chair, Department of Physics (1992-2000), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1998 – 1999Ulam Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

2000 – presentProfessor of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2000-present), Dean, College of Engineering (2000-2005), Provost ad interim (2004-2005), and Provost (2005-2011), Boston University, Boston (Mass.).

2010Awarded Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Long Beach (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Champaign (Ill.)

Boston (Mass.)

Subjects

Chaotic behavior in systems.

Mathematical physics.

Solitons.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Duke, Charles B.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Boston University.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nanos, G. Peter

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Boston University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Dean, College of Engineering; Provost ad interim; and Provost.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Member.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Ulam Fellow; Staff Member, Theoretical Division; and Director, Center for Nonlinear Studies.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Oppenheimer Fellow and Staff Member, Theoretical Division.

Université de Dijon

Visiting Professor.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Head, Department of Physics.

University of New Mexico. Department of Physics & Astronomy

Adjunct Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

AIP Publishing, LLC

Editor-in-Chief, Chaos.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Received 2010 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained BA in 1966.

University of Cambridge. Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Obtained PhD in 1970.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Center for Advanced Study

Fellow.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department reading files, 1925-2006.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Physics Department subject file, 1925-2006.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Published Resources

Author

Chaos/xaoc : Soviet-American perspectives on nonlinear science / edited by David K. Campbell.

Disorder and nonlinearity : proceedings of the workshop, J.R. Oppenheimer Study Center, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 4-6 May, 1988 / editors, A.R. Bishop, D.K. Campbell, and S. Pnevmatikos.