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George Feher

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Dates

May 29, 1924 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Feher, George, 1924-

Biography

Abstract

George Feher is Research Professor of Physics at the University of California, San Diego (1960-present). Other institutional affiliations include Bell Laboratories and Columbia University. His research interests include biochemistry and biophysics.

Important Dates

May 29, 1924Birth, Bratislava (Slovakia).

1950Obtained BS, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1951Obtained MS, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1954Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1954 – 1960Research Physicist, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1959 – 1960Visiting Associate Professor, Columbia University.

1960 – presentProfessor of Physics (1960-1992) and Research Professor of Physics (1993-present), University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

1961Fellow, American Physical Society.

1967 – 1968Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1975Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1976Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1977Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1986Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2006Awarded Wolf Foundation Prize in Chemistry, Wolf Foundation.

Occupation

Biophysicist.

Places

Birth

Bratislava (Slovakia)

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

San Diego (Calif.)

Subjects

Biochemistry.

Biophysics.

Electron nuclear double resonance.

Photosynthesis.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Chynoweth, A. G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Cutler, Cassius Chapin

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Darlington, Sidney, 1906-1997

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

David, Edward E.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Galt, John Kirtland, 1920-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Geballe, Theodore H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Gossard, A. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Herring, William Conyers, 1914-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kelly, Mervin Joe

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kompfner, Rudolf, 1909-1977

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lander, James J., 1914-1996

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lax, Melvin J.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Pearson, Gerald L. (Gerald Leondus)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Pfann, William G.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Raney, William P.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rice, Thomas Maurice, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Shockley, William, 1910-1989

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Smith, George E., 1930-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories and University of California, San Diego.

Thomas, D. G. (David Gilbert), 1928-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Additional

Bleaney, B. (Brebis)

Scovil, Henry Evelyn Derrick, 1923-

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Research Physicist.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Visiting Associate Professor.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Visiting Professor.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Research Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 1976 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1950), MS (1951), and PhD in Physics (1954).

Wolf Foundation Prizes

Received 2006 Wolf Foundation Prize in Chemistry.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Brebis Bleaney, 1982 January 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Henry Evelyn Derik Scovil, 1983 July 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Philip Anderson, 1999 March 30, May 30, November 23 and June 29, 2000.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA