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Biography

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Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

A. G. Chynoweth

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Dates

November 18, 1927 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Chynoweth, A. G.

Additional Forms of Names

Chynoweth, Alan G.

Biography

Abstract

Before his retirement, Alan Chynoweth was the Vice President of Applied Research at Bellcore (1982-1992). He spent much of his career at Bell Laboratories and held various positions such as Director of Materials Research (1973-1976) and Executive Director of the Electronic and Photonic Devices Division (1976-1982).

Important Dates

November 18, 1927Birth, Harrow (London, England).

1948Obtained BSc, King's College London, London (England).

1950Obtained PhD in Physics, King's College London, London (England).

1950 – 1952Research Fellow, National Research Council Canada.

1953 – 1982Member, Technical Staff (1953-1960); Head, Crystal Electronics Research Department (1960-1965); Assistant Director, Materials Research (1965-1973); Director, Materials Research (1973-1976); and Executive Director, Electronic and Photonic Devices Division (1976-1982), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1970 – 1975Survey Director, Committee on the Survey Materials Science and Engineering (1970-1973) and Member and Panel Chair, Committee on Mineral Resources and the Environment (1973-1975), National Academy of Sciences.

1976 – 1979Member, National Materials Advisory Board, National Academy of Sciences.

1977 – 1990Member, Special Program Panel on Materials Science (1977-1982); Chair, Special Program Panel on Materials Science (1978); and Consultant, Advanced Study Institutes Panel (1982-1990), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

1982 – 1992Vice President, Applied Research, Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), Livingston (N.J.).

1984 – 1992Alternate Member, Board of Directors, Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation.

1989 – 1992Member, Board of Directors, Industrial Research Institute.

1990 – 1992Member, Panel on High Performance Computing and Communication, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President.

1991 – 1992Member, Board of Directors, Optoelectronics Industrial Development Association.

1992Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

1992 – 1995Chair, Technology Transfer Panel, New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.

Occupation

Applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Harrow (London, England)

Undergraduate Education

London (England)

Graduate Education

London (England)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Livingston (N.J.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Materials science.

Metallurgy.

Optical fiber communication.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

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.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brattain, Walter H. (Walter Houser), 1902-1987

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.

Cava, Robert J.

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, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

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.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, James B. (James Brown), 1910-1981

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

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 Telephone Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raney, William P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

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.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Communications Research, Inc.

Vice President, Applied Research.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Head, Crystal Electronics Research Department; Assistant Director, Materials Research; Director, Materials Research; and Executive Director, Electronic and Photonic Devices Division.

National Research Council of Canada

Research Fellow.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1992 George E. Pake Prize.

Industrial Research Institute (Washington, D.C.)

Member, Board of Directors.

King's College (University of London)

Obtained BSc in 1948 and PhD (Physics) in 1950.

Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation

Alternate Member, Board of Directors.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Survey Director, Committee on the Survey Materials Science and Engineering; Member and Panel Chair, Committee on Mineral Resources and the Environment; and Member, National Materials Advisory Board.

New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology

Chair, Technology Transfer Panel.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Member, Special Program Panel on Materials Science; Chair, Special Program Panel on Materials Science; and Consultant, Advanced Study Institutes Panel.

Optoelectronics Industrial Development Association

Member, Board of Directors.

United States. Office of Science and Technology Policy

Member, Panel on High Performance Computing and Communication.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Materials technology, 1976 : APS New York meeting / editors, A. G. Chynoweth and W. M. Walsh, Jr.