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David Chandler

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Dates

October 15, 1944 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Chandler, David, 1944-

Biography

Abstract

David Chandler is a physical chemist and Professor at the University of California, Berkeley (1986-present). His field of research is statistical mechanics. His other institutional affiliations include University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1970-1983) and University of Pennsylvania (1983-1985).

Important Dates

October 15, 1944Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1966Obtained SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1969Obtained PhD in Chemical Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1969 – 1970Research Chemist, University of California, San Diego.

1970 – 1983Assistant Professor to Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1977 – 1978Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University.

1983 – 1985Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania.

1986 – presentProfessor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1995Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2001Awarded Herbert P. Broida Prize, American Physical Society.

2005Awarded Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Physical chemist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Champaign (Ill.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Physical chemistry.

Statistical mechanics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Flygare, W. H., 1936-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Gutowsky, Herbert Sander, 1919-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lee, Yuan Tseh, 1936-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Urey, Harold Clayton, 1893-1981

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Chemistry

Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Chemistry

Research Chemist.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor to Professor of Chemistry.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2001 Herbert P. Broida Prize and 2005 Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (Chemical Physics) in 1969.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Chemistry

Obtained SB in 1966.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

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