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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Dean E. Eastman

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Dates

January 21, 1940 – March 4, 2018

Authorized Form of Name

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Biography

Abstract

Dean E. Eastman was Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago (1998-present). Other institutional affiliations included Argonne National Laboratory and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). His research interests included solid state physics and condensed matter.

Important Dates

January 21, 1940Birth, Oxford (Wis.).

1962Obtained BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1963Obtained MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1963 – 1996Researcher, Research Division (1963-1971); Manager, Photoemission and Surface Physics Group, Research Division (1971-1981); Manager, Lithography Packaging and Compound Semiconductor Technology (1981-1982); Director, Advanced Packaging Laboratory (1983-1985); Director, Product Development, Systems Technology Division (1986-1994); Vice President, Logic Memory and Packaging (1986-1994); Director, Product Development and Vice President, Systems Technology Division (1986-1994); and Director, Hardware Development and Re-engineering (1994-1996), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), New York (N.Y.).

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

1972 – 1973Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1980Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1981Fellow, American Physical Society.

1982Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1988Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1991Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1996 – 1998Director, Argonne National Laboratory.

1998 – presentProfessor to Emeritus Professor of Physics, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago.

March 4, 2018Death.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Oxford (Wis.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

Chicago (Ill.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Solid state physics.

Spectrum analysis.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at IBM.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Demuth, Joseph, 1946-

Both employed at IBM.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Gomer, R. (Robert)

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

McGroddy, James C.

Both employed at IBM.

Meyerson, B.

Both employed at IBM.

Montroll, E. W.

Both employed at IBM.

Nagel, Sidney R.

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at IBM.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both employed at IBM.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Director.

IBM Research

Researcher, Research Division; Manager, Photoemission and Surface Physics Group, Research Division; Manager, Lithography Packaging and Compound Semiconductor Technology; Director, Advanced Packaging Laboratory; Director, Product Development, Systems Technology Division; Vice President, Logic Memory and Packaging; Director, Product Development and Vice President, Systems Technology Division; and Director, Hardware Development and Re-engineering.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Electrical Engineering

Obtained BS (1962), MS (1963), and PhD (1965) in Electrical Engineering. Visiting Professor.

University of Chicago. James Franck Institute

Professor to Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

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