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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as Author

Robert J. Cava

Photo

Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Cava, Robert J.

Biography

Abstract

Robert J. Cava is the Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University. His research interests include superconductors, magnetic materials, transparent electronic conductors, and dielectrics. His other institutional affiliations include Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bell Laboratories.

Important Dates

1974Obtained BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1977Temporary Member, Technical Staff, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1978National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, National Bureau of Standards.

1978Obtained PhD in Ceramics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1979 – 1996Member, Technical Staff (1979-1985) and Distinguished Member, Technical Staff (1985-1996), Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1988Fellow, American Physical Society.

1996 – presentProfessor of Chemistry and Materials (1996-present); Chair, Department of Chemistry (2004-present); and Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry (2006-present), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1999 – 2002Associate Director (1999-2001) and Acting Director (2001-2002), Materials Institute, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

2000Chair, Gordon Conference in Solid State Chemistry, Gordon Research Conferences.

2001Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2003Fellow, American Ceramic Society.

2005Awarded John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Solid state chemist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Chalcogenides.

Dielectrics.

Physical chemistry.

Solid state chemistry.

Superconductivity.

Superconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bergquist, James Charles

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Julienne, Paul S.

Both employed at National Bureau of Standards.

Klebanoff, P. S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and Princeton University.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Willett, Robert L.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wineland, David J.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Member and Distinguished Member, Technical staff.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

Lincoln Laboratory

Temporary Member, Technical Staff.

Princeton University. Department of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry and Materials; Russell Wellman Moore Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Department of Chemistry; Associate Director, Materials Institute; and Acting Director, Princeton Materials Institute.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Ceramic Society

American Chemical Society

American Physical Society

Gordon Research Conferences

Chair, Gordon Conference in Solid State Chemistry.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Obtained BS and MS (Materials Science and Engineering) in 1974. Obtained PhD (Ceramics) in 1978.

Materials Research Society

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

2005 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science recipient.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Fellow.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

High-temperature superconducting materials [sound recording] : press conference ; 1987 March 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA