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Biography

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Joseph E. Demuth

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Dates

April 21, 1946 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Demuth, Joseph E.

Biography

Abstract

Joseph Demuth is a Senior Manager at IBM (1987-present) and a Financial officer at the Noble Development Corporation (1988-present). His research interests include the physical properties of surfaces and low energy electron diffraction.

Important Dates

April 21, 1946Birth, Ridgewood (N.J.).

1968Obtained BS, Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

1972Obtained PhD in Applied Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1972 – 2002Post Doctoral Researcher (1972-1974); Member, Research Staff (1974-1976); Technical Assistant to the Corporate VP and Director of IBM Research (1976-1977); Research and Manager, Interface Physics Group, Research Division (1979-1987); Senior Manager, Physics and Materials Department, Research Division (1987-1993); Corporate Staff Positions (Multimedia Task Force and Network Services Task Force) (1993-1994); and Program Director, University Relations for Research and Development (1994-2002), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Yorktown Heights (N.Y.).

1983Fellow, American Physical Society.

1984 – 1985Program Chairman (1984) and Chairman (1985), Surface Science Division, American Vacuum Society.

1985Chair, Surface Science Division, American Vacuum Society..

1986 – 1995Member Editorial Board, Surface Science Reports.

1987 – 1990Advisor, National Research Council in Chemical Science.

1988 – 1993Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters.

1988 – 1995Associate Editor, Surface Science.

1993Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

1993 – 1994Executive Board Member, American Vacuum Society.

2002 – 2005Director of Strategic Technology, ChemImage Corporation.

Occupation

Surface physicist.

Places

Birth

Ridgewood (N.J.)

Undergraduate Education

Troy (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Employment

Yorktown Heights (N.Y.)

Subjects

Low energy electron diffraction.

Surface (Physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

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

Both employed at IBM.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at IBM.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at IBM.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at IBM.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at IBM.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Landauer, Rolf William, 1927-1999

Both employed at IBM.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at IBM.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

McGroddy, James C.

Both employed at IBM.

Meyerson, B.

Both employed at IBM.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at IBM.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both employed at IBM.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

Institutions

Major Positions

IBM Research

Post Doctoral Researcher; Member, Research Staff; Technical Assistant to the Corporate VP and Director of IBM Research; Research and Manager, Interface Physics Group, Research Division; Senior Manager, Physics and Materials Department, Research Division; Corporate Staff Positions (Multimedia Task Force and Network Services Task Force); and Program Director, University Relations for Research and Development.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow; Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters; and awarded 1993 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

American Vacuum Society

Program Chairman and Chairman, Surface Science Division and Executive Board Member.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Applied Physics.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy

Obtained BS.

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