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Pierre C. Hohenberg

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Dates

October 3, 1934 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Biography

Abstract

Pierre Hohenberg is Professor Emeritus of Physics at New York University. His other institutional affiliations include Yale University and Bell Laboratories. Hohenberg's principal areas of scholarship include condensed matter physics and statistical physics.

Important Dates

October 3, 1934Birth, Neuilly-sur-Seine (France).

1956Obtained AB in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1956 – 1957Graduate study at École Normale Supérieure, no degree received, Paris (France).

1958Obtained MA in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1962Obtained PhD in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1962 – 1963National Academy of Sciences Exchange Fellow, Institute for Physical Problems, Moscow.

1963 – 1964North Atlantic Trade Organization (NATO) Fellow, University of Paris.

1964 – 1984Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1971 – 1972Visiting Professor, Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München).

1974 – 1977Professor of Theoretical Physics, Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München).

1975Fellow, American Physical Society.

1975 – 1980Member, Committee on US-USSR Cooperation in Physics, National Academy of Sciences.

1981 – 1983Member, Committee on International Freedom of Scientists, American Physical Society.

1981 – 1986Member, Materials Research Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation.

1984 – 1995Member, Technical Staff (1984-1985); Head, Theoretical Physics Department (1985-1989); and Distinguished Member, Technical Staff (1989-1995), AT & T Bell Laboratories ., Murray Hill (N.J.).

1985Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1987 – 1993Member, Board of Trustees (1987-1990) and Member, Scientific Advisory Committee (1991-1993), Aspen Center for Physics.

1988Visiting Professor, Paris Diderot University VII (Université Paris VII-Denis Diderot).

1988Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1989Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1989 – 1994Member (1989-1994) and Chair (1991-1992), Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1990 – 1993Member, Solid State Sciences Committee, National Research Council.

1991Lorentz Professor, University of Leiden (Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden).

1994 – 1997Chair, Committee on Public Policy, American Institute of Physics.

1995 – presentDeputy Provost for Science and Technology (1995-2003) and Eugene Higgins Adjunct Professor of Physics and Applied Physics (2003-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1998 – 2001Member, Board of Directors, Brookhaven Science Associates.

2003Awarded Lars Onsager Prize, American Physical Society.

2004 – 2007Chair, Physics Section, National Academy of Sciences.

2004 – presentSenior Vice Provost for Research (2004-2009); Senior Vice Provost for Academic Policies (2009-2010); Professor of Physics (2010-2012); and Professor Emeritus of Physics (2012-present), New York University, New York (N.Y.).

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Neuilly-sur-Seine (France)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Paris (France)

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

New Haven (Conn.)

New York (N.Y.)

Subjects

Density functionals.

Statistical mechanics.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Aspnes, D. E.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at New York University.

Bernstein, Ira B.

Both employed at Yale University.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at New York University.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Yale University.

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.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

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.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at New York University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at New York University.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Bell 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.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at Yale University.

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 Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell 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 Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Yale University.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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 Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Willett, Robert L.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Member, Technical staff; Head, Theoretical Physics Department; and Distinguished Member, Technical staff.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

New York University

Senior Vice Provost for Research and Senior Vice Provost for Academic Policies.

New York University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden

Visiting Professor.

Technische Universität München

Professor of Theoretical Physics and Visiting Professor.

Université Paris VII-Denis Diderot

Visiting Professor.

Yale University. Office of the Provost

Deputy Provost for Science and Technology.

Yale University. Physics Department

Eugene Higgins Adjunct Professor of Physics and Applied Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Graduate study, no degree received.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Institute of Physics

Chair, Committee on Public Policy.

American Physical Society

Member, Committee on International Freedom of Scientists and Fellow. 2003 Lars Onsager Prize Recipient.

Aspen Center for Physics

Member, Board of Trustees and Member, Scientific Advisory Committee.

Brookhaven Science Associates

Member, Board of Directors.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB in 1956, MA in 1958, and PhD in 1962.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Exchange Fellow, Institute for Physical Problems, Moscow; Member, Committee on US-USSR Cooperation in Physics; and Chair, Physics Section.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Member, Solid State Sciences Committee.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Member, Materials Research Advisory Committee.

Université de Paris

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Fellow.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board and Chair, Advisory Board.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Centenary of Lev Landau [audiorecording], 2009 March 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA