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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorPublished as Author

Robert C. Dynes

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Dates

November 8, 1942 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Dynes, Robert C.

Biography

Abstract

Robert Dynes is President Emeritus of University of California (2008-present). His research interests include superconductivity. His other institutional affiliations include Bell Laboratories, University of California at San Diego, and University of California at Berkeley.

Important Dates

November 8, 1942Birth, London (Ontario).

1964Obtained BSc, University of Western Ontario, London (Ontario).

1965Obtained MSc, McMaster University, Hamilton (Ontario).

1968Obtained PhD in Physics, McMaster University, Hamilton (Ontario).

1968 – 1984Postdoctoral Fellow (1968-1970); Member, Technical Staff (1970-1974); Head, Semiconductor and Chemical Physics Research Department (1974-1981); Head, Solid State and Physics of Materials Research Department (1981-1983); and Director, Chemical Physics Research (1983-1984), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1978Fellow, American Physical Society.

1984 – 1990Director, Chemical Physics Research, AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1985 – 1988Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1989Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1990Awarded Fritz London Memorial Prize, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

1990 – 2003Professor of Physics (1990-2003); Chair, Department of Physics (1994-1995); Senior Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs (1995-1996); and Chancellor (1996-2003), University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

1994Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2003 – 2008Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

2003 – 2008President, University of California.

2008 – presentProfessor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

Occupation

Material physicist.

Places

Birth

London (Ontario)

Undergraduate Education

London (Ontario)

Graduate Education

Hamilton (Ontario)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

San Diego (Calif.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Materials science.

Semiconductors.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alivisatos, P.

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 and University of California, Berkeley.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, Berkeley.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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 University of California, San Diego and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Diego and AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, William L.

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.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley and Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell 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.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Director, Chemical Physics Research.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Postdoctoral Fellow; Member, Technical Staff; Head, Semiconductor and Chemical Physics Research Department; Head, Solid State and Physics of Materials Research Department; and Director, Chemical Physics Research.

University of California

President.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of California, San Diego

Senior Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs and Chancellor.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Chair, Department of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow.

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Received 1990 Fritz London Memorial Prize.

McMaster University. Department of Physics

Obtained MSc in 1965 and PhD in 1968.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

University of Western Ontario. Department of Physics

Obtained BSc in 1964.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

50 years of Anderson localization [sound recording], 2009 March 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

American Chemical Society sessions on high temperature superconductivity [videorecording], 1987 April.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Tests of Localization in Metals and Semiconductors.