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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

F. H. Stillinger

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Dates

August 15, 1934 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Stillinger, F. H.

Additional Forms of Names

Stillinger, Frank H., 1934-

Biography

Abstract

Frank Stillinger's research interests include the molecular theory of water, phase transitions, and molecular quantum theory. He currently works for Princeton University as a Senior Scientist in the Department of Chemistry (2003-present). His other institutional affiliations include Yale University and Bell Laboratories.

Important Dates

August 15, 1934Birth, Boston (Mass.).

1955Obtained BS in Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester (N.Y.).

1958Obtained PhD, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1958 – 1959National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1959 – 1984Member, Technical Staff (1959-1982); Head, Chemical Physics Research Department (1976-1978); and Distinguished Member, Technical Staff (1982-2001), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1975 – 1976Chair, Division of Chemical Physics, American Physical Society.

1975 – 1978Member, Advisory Panel, Heat Division, National Bureau of Standards.

1980 – 1983Member, Advisory Panel, Chemical Division, National Science Foundation.

1984Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1984 – 1996Distinguished Member, Technical Staff, AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1989Awarded Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics, American Physical Society.

1991 – 1993Member, Panel on Mathematical Research in Materials Science, National Research Council.

1992 – 1994Member, Advisory Panel, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate, National Science Foundation.

1992 – 1998Member, Resource Advisory Committee, North Carolina Supercomputing Center.

1996 – 1998Member, Panel on Containing the Threat from Illegal Bombings, National Research Council.

1996 – 2001Distinguished Member, Technical Staff, Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Innovations, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1996 – presentVisiting Research Collaborator, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (1996-2001); Visiting Research Collaborator, Department of Chemistry (2001-2003); and Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry (2003-present), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

Occupation

Physical chemist.

Places

Birth

Boston (Mass.)

Undergraduate Education

Rochester (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Molecular theory.

Quantum chemistry.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Kirkwood, John Gamble, 1907-1959

PhD advisor at Yale University, "The equilibrium statistical mechanics of fluids: I. Structure of the electrical double layer; II. Theory of fused salts and concentrated electrolytes; III. Fluid distribution functions by molecular size variation; IV. The quantum mechanical equation …"

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.

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 and Princeton University.

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.

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.

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.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell 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 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 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.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at AT & T Bell 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.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

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.

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.

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 Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

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.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

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.

Willett, Robert L.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Distinguished Member, Technical staff.

Bell Labs Innovations

Distinguished Member, Technical staff.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Head, Chemical Physics Research Department; and Distinguished Member, Technical Staff.

Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Visiting Research Collaborator.

Princeton University. Department of Chemistry

Senior Scientist and Visiting Research Collaborator.

Yale University. Department of Chemistry

Obtained PhD (Theoretical Chemistry) in 1958. National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Chair, Division of Chemical Physics and received 1989 Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Panel on Containing the Threat from Illegal Bombings and Member, Panel on Mathematical Research in Materials Science.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Member, Advisory Panel, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate and Member, Advisory Panel, Chemical Division.

North Carolina Supercomputing Center

Member, Resource Advisory Committee.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Member, Advisory Panel, Heat Division.

University of Rochester. Department of Chemistry

Obtained BS in 1955.

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