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Biography

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John Martin Rowell

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Dates

June 27, 1935 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Biography

Abstract

John Rowell is a Research Profesor at Arizona State University (2008-present). His other institutional affiliations include Oxford University and Bell Laboratories. His research specialties include superconductivity and tunneling spectroscopy.

Important Dates

June 27, 1935Birth, Linslade (England).

1957Obtained BA in Physics, Oxford University, Oxford (England).

1961Obtained MA and PhD in Physics, Oxford University, Oxford (England).

1961 – 1983Member, Technical Staff (1961-1969); Department Head (1969-1981); and Director, Chemical Physics Laboratory (1981-1983), Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1983 – 1989Assistant Vice President, Solid State Science and Technology, Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), Murray Hill (N.J.).

1989Fellow, Royal Society.

1989 – 1996Chief Technical Officer (1989-1991); President (1991); and Chair, Science Advisory Board (1991-1996), Conductus, Inc.

1994Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1995Member, National Academy of Engineering.

1995 – presentPresident, John Rowell, Inc.

1997Materials Institute Professor, Northwestern University.

2008 – presentResearch Profesor, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineeing, Arizona State University, Tempe (Ariz.).

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Linslade (England)

Undergraduate Education

Oxford (England)

Graduate Education

Oxford (England)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Tempe (Ariz.)

Subjects

Germanium.

Josephson effect.

Low temperature research.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

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 Telephone Laboratories.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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.

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.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raghavachari, Krishnan

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Bell Telephone 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 Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Communications Research, Inc.

Assistant Vice President, Solid State Science and Technology.

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff; Department Head; and Director, Chemical Physics Laboratory.

Conductus, Inc.

Chief Technical Officer; President; and Chair, Science Advisory Board.

Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Research Profesor.

John Rowell, Inc.

President.

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Engineering

Materials Institute Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Engineering

Member.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Royal Society (Great Britain)

Fellow.

University of Oxford. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1957), MA (1961), and PhD (1961).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

The history of superconductivity from its discovery by Kammerlingh Onnes in 1911 [sound recording], 2011 March 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

H. Kamerlingh Onnes Symposium on the origins of applied superconductivity [videorecording] / recorded by the Naval Research Laboratory ; 1986 Oct 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA