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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

Thomas E. Everhart

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Dates

February 15, 1932 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Everhart, Thomas E.

Biography

Abstract

Thomas E. Everhart is Professor Emeritus and President Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology (1997-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Cornell University. His research interests include scanning electron microscopes and semiconductors.

Important Dates

February 15, 1932Birth, Kansas City (Mo.).

1953Obtained AB, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1953 – 1955Member, Technical Staff, Hughes Research Laboraotries (HRL Laboratories).

1955Obtained MSc, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1958Obtained PhD in Engineering, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1958 – 1978Assistant Professor to Professor of Electrical Engineering (1958-1978) and Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1972-1977), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1962 – 1963Fellow Scientist, Westinghouse Research Laboratories, Westinghouse Electric Corporation.

1966 – 1967National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior Fellow, University of Tübingen.

1979 – 1984Dean, College of Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1980 – 2002Member (1980-1989) and Chair (1984-1989), Science Advisory Committee and Member, Board of Directors (1989-2002), General Motors Company.

1984 – 1987Chancellor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

1987 – presentProfessor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering (1987-1997); President (1987-1997); and Professor Emeritus and President Emeritus (1997-present), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1989 – 1997Member, Board of Directors, KCET Television Channel.

1991 – 1999Member, Board of Directors, Hewlett-Packard.

1998 – 2007Member, Board of Directors, Electric Power Research Institute.

Occupation

Electrical engineer and applied physicist.

Places

Birth

Kansas City (Mo.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Pasadena (Calif.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Electrical engineering.

Electron beams.

Scanning electron microscopes.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adrian, R. J. (Ronald J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ehrlich, Gert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Gould, Roy W. (Roy Walter), 1927-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gutowsky, Herbert Sander, 1919-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leal, L. Gary

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Liepmann, H. W. (Hans Wolfgang), 1914-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lumley, John L. (John Leask), 1930-

Both employed at Cornell University.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Pope, S. B.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Roshko, A. (Anatol)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Sudan, R. N.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wu, Theodore Y.-T. (Theodore Yao-tsu)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

California Institute of Technology

President and President Emeritus.

California Institute of Technology. Division of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering and Professor Emeritus.

Cornell University. College of Engineering

Dean.

HRL Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

Universität Tübingen

National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior Fellow.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Electrical Engineering

Assistant Professor to Professor of Electrical Engineering and Chair.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Chancellor.

Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company

Fellow Scientist, Research Laboratories.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Electric Power Research Institute

Member, Board of Directors.

General Motors Corporation

Member of Science Advisory Committee, Chair of Science Advisory Committee, and Member of Board of Directors.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB.

Hewlett-Packard Company

Member, Board of Directors.

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Member, Board of Directors.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Obtained MSc.

University of Cambridge. Engineering Department.

Obtained PhD in Engineering (1958).

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