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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

Roger F. Dashen

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Dates

May 5, 1938 – May 25, 1995

Authorized Form of Name

Dashen, Roger F.

Additional Forms of Names

Dashen, Roger F., 1938-1995

Biography

Abstract

Roger Dashen was a Professor of Physics at the University of California, San Diego (1986-1995). Other institutional affiliations included the Institute for Advanced Study and the California Institute of Technology. He played a leading role in the development of understanding of symmetries in quantum field theory.

Important Dates

May 5, 1938Birth, Grand Junction (Colo.).

May 25, 1995Death, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1960Obtained A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1964Obtained Ph.D. in Physics, California Institute of Techology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1964 – 1969Research Associate in Theoretical Physics (1964-1965); Assistant Professor of Physics (1965-1966); and Professor of Physics (1966-1969), California Institute of Techology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1969 – 1986Visiting Professor, Princeton University.

1969 – 1986Professor of Theoretical Physics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (N.J.).

1972 – 1975Consultant, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

1972 – 1975Consultant, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

1979 – 1983Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1980 – 1988Member, Panel on Anti-Submarine Warfare and SSBY Security, Defense Science Board, United States Department of Defense.

1984Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1986 – 1995Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

Occupation

Quantum physicist.

Places

Birth

Grand Junction (Colo.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Pasadena (Calif.)

Employment

Pasadena (Calif.)

Princeton (N.J.)

San Diego (Calif.)

Death

La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)

Subjects

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Physics -- Military aspects.

Quantum field theory.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology and the Institute for Advanced Study.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bardeen, William A.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Brown, Harold, 1927-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Gould, Roy W. (Roy Walter), 1927-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Hellwarth, Robert Willis, 1930-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kryder, Mark H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lauritsen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

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.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Seiberg, Nathan

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tollestrup, Alvin

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Zweig, George

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Additional

Purcell, Edward M.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Obtained Ph.D. (Physics) in 1964. Research Associate in Theoretical Physics; Assistant Professor of Physics; and Professor of Physics.

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Consultant.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Professor of Theoretical Physics.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Consultant.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Visiting Professor.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained A.B.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

United States. Defense Science Board

Member, Panel on Anti-Submarine Warfare and SSBY Security.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interview with Roger Frederick Dashen, 1986 July 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics.

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Roger Dashen Physics Today obituary.