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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Leroy L. Chang

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Dates

Janurary 20, 1936 – August 10, 2008

Authorized Form of Name

Chang, Leroy L.

Biography

Abstract

Leroy L. Chang researched solid state electronics at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center for nearly thirty years (1963-1992). He also was Dean of Science (1993-1998) and University Professor of Physics (1997-2007) at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Important Dates

Janurary 20, 1936Birth, Henan Sheng (China). Qi xiang ju.

1957Obtained BS, National Taiwan University, Taipei (Taiwan).

1963Obtained PhD, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1963 – 1992Researcher (1963-1975); Manager, Molecular Beam Epitaxy (1975-1984); and Manager, Quantum Structure (1985-1992), Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM (International Business Machines Corporation), Yorktown Heights (N.Y.).

1985International Prize for New Materials, American Physical Society.

1988Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1993 – 2008Dean of Science (1993-1998); University Professor of Physics (1997-2007); Vice President, Academic Affairs (1998-2000); and Emeritus University Professor of Physics (2007-2008), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong (China).

1994Member, National Academy of Sciences.

August 10, 2008Death, San Diego (Calif.).

Occupation

Solid state electronics physicist.

Places

Birth

Henan Sheng (China). Qi xiang ju

Undergraduate Education

Taipei (Taiwan)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Yorktown Heights (N.Y.)

Hong Kong (China)

Death

San Diego (Calif.)

Subjects

Electronics.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Anderson, A. G. (Arthur George), 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at IBM.

Esaki, Reona, 1925-

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Kirtley, John R.

Both employed at IBM.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at IBM.

Sorokin, Peter P.

Both employed at IBM.

Stiles, Phillip J.

Both employed at IBM.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at IBM.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at IBM.

Additional

Ploog, Klaus

Price, Peter J. 1924-

Institutions

Major Positions

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Dean of Science; University Professor of Physics; Vice President, Academic Affairs; and Emeritus University Professor of Physics.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Researcher; Manager, Molecular Beam Epitaxy; and Manager, Quantum Structure.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1985 International Prize for New Materials.

Guo li Taiwan da xue

Obtained BS (1957).

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1963).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

History of radar use in World War II, 1997-2006.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Molecular beam epitaxy and heterostructures / edited by Leroy L. Chang, Klaus Ploog.