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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Eric D. Isaacs

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Dates

October 29, 1957 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Isaacs, Eric D.

Biography

Abstract

Eric Isaacs was the Director of Argonne National Laboratory (2009-2014). His other institutional affiliations include University of Chicago and AT & T Bell Laboratories. His research interests include magnetism and correlated electronic systems.

Important Dates

October 29, 1957Birth.

1979Obtained BA in Physics, Beloit College, Beloit (Wis.).

1988Obtained PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1988 – 1996Postdoctoral Member, Technical Staff (1988-1990) and Member, Technical Staff (1990-1996), AT & T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill (N.J.).

1996 – 2003Member, Technical Staff (1996-2000); Director, Materials Physics Research Department (2000-2001); and Director, Semiconductor Physics Department (2001-2003), Bell Labs Innovations (Lucent Technologies), Murray Hill (N.J.).

2002 – 2005Member, Executive Committee, Division of Materials Physics, American Physical Society.

2002 – 2008Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee, United States Department of Energy.

2003 – 2014Director, Center for Nanoscale Materials (2003-2008); Deputy Director for Science Programs (2008-2009); and Director (2009-2014), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

2004 – presentProfessor of Physics, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

2009 – presentPresident, UChicago Argonne LLC.

Occupation

Material physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Beloit (Wis.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Murray Hill (N.J.)

Lemont (Ill.)

Chicago (Ill.)

Subjects

Materials science.

Nanoscience.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Aeppli, Gabriel

Both employed at AT &T Bell Laboratories.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Appelbaum, J. A. (Joel A.)

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Ashkin, Arthur, 1922-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Bishop, David John, 1951-

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

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

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

Buchsbaum, Solomon J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Cava, Robert J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

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

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at AT &T Bell Laboratories.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at AT &T Bell Laboratories.

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Fulton, Theodore Alan

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Gomer, R. (Robert)

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Hamann, Donald, 1939-

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

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Murray, Cherry Ann

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

Nagel, Sidney R.

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Narath, Albert, 1933-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Penzias, Arno A.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Phillips, J. C.

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

Phillips, Julia M.

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Pinczuk, Aron

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

Raghavachari, Krishnan

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

Rosner, Robert

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Stillinger, F. H.

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

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Tank, David William, 1953-

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

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

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Willett, Robert L.

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

Wilson, Robert Woodrow, 1936-

Both employed at AT & T Bell Laboratories.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Director, Center for Nanoscale Materials; Deputy Director for Science Programs; and Director.

AT & T Bell Laboratories

Postdoctoral Member and Member, Technical staff.

Bell Labs Innovations

Member, Technical staff; Director, Materials Physics Research Department; and Director, Semiconductor Physics Department.

University of Chicago. James Franck Institute

Professor of Physics and President, UChicago Argonne LLC.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Member, Executive Committee, Division of Materials Physics.

Beloit College

Obtained BA in Physics (1979).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1988).

United States. Department of Energy

Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

American Institute of Physics Center for History of Physics, History of Physicists in Industry records, 2003-2008.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Leveraging International Collaboration to Address Our Future Energy Challenges

Science and Society Podcast (2007).