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Donald Hamann

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Dates

May 16, 1939 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Biography

Abstract

Donald Hamann is President of Mat-Sim Research, LLC (2001-present). His other institutional affiliations include Bell Telephone Laboratories and Rutgers University. In 1979, he received the American Physical Society's Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

Important Dates

May 16, 1939Birth, Valley Stream (N.Y.).

1961Obtained BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1964 – 1965Theoretical Physicist, Scientific Laboratory, Ford Motor Company.

1965Obtained PhD in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1965 – 1984Member, Technical Staff (1965-1979); Director, Theoretical Physics Research Department (1979-1981); and Director, Surface Physics Research Department (1981-1984), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1972Fellow, American Physical Society.

1979Awarded Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics, American Physical Society.

1984 – 1989Member, Executive Committee, Division of Condensed Matter Physics, American Physical Society.

1984 – 1997Director, Surface Physics Research Department, AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1996 – 2000Member, Council (1996-2000) and Member, Executive Board (1998-2000), American Physical Society.

1997 – 2001Director, Theoretical Physics Research Department (1997-2000) and Director, Theoretical Materials Research Department (2000-2001), Bell Labs Innovations, Murray Hill (N.J.).

2000 – 2003Member, Governing Board, American Institute of Physics.

2001 – presentVisiting Scientist, Rutgers University.

2001 – presentPresident, Mat-Sim Research, LLC, Murray Hill (N.J.).

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Valley Stream (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Electrical engineering.

Piezoelectricity.

Thermochemistry.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

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 Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell 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 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 Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell 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.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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 Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Isaacs, Eric D.

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

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.

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 and Lucent Technologies.

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 and Lucent Technologies.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies.

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.

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 and Lucent Technologies.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell 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 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 and Lucent Technologies.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Director, Surface Physics Research Department.

Bell Labs Innovations

Director, Theoretical Physics Research Department and Director, Theoretical Materials Research Department.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Director, Theoretical Physics Research Department; and Director, Surface Physics Research Department.

Ford Motor Company. Scientific Laboratory

Theoretical Physicist.

Mat-Sim Research, LLC

President.

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Visiting Scientist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Institute of Physics

Member, Governing Board.

American Physical Society

Member, Executive Committee, Division of Condensed Matter Physics; Member, Council; Member, Executive Board; Fellow; and received 1979 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering

Obtained BS in 1961 and PhD in 1965.

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