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Myriam P. Sarachik

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Dates

August 8, 1933 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Biography

Abstract

Myriam P. Sarachik is a Distinguished Professor of Physics at the City University of New York. Her other institutional affiliations include Bell Telephone Laboratories and International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation. In 2005, she was awarded the American Physical Society's Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Important Dates

August 8, 1933Birth, Antwerp (Belgium).

1954Obtained BA, Barnard College, New York (N.Y.).

1957Obtained MS, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1960Obtained PhD in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1960 – 1961Research Associate, International Business Machines (IBM).

1961 – 1964Member, Technical Staff, Bell Telephone Laboratories.

1964 – presentAssistant Professor of Physics (1964-1967); Associate Professor of Physics (1967-1971); Professor of Physics (1971-1995); and Distinguished Professor of Physics (1995-present), City University of New York, City College, New York (N.Y.).

1975 – 1978Executive Officer, PhD Program in Physics, City University of New York, New York (N.Y.).

1994Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2003President, American Physical Society.

2005Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

2008 – 2011Member, Governing Council, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Low temperature physicist.

Places

Birth

Antwerp (Belgium)

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

Subjects

Low temperatures.

Superconductivity.

Women in science.

Women physicists.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Acrivos, A.

Both employed at City University of New York.

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Boyle, Willard S., 1924-2011

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

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.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Cummins, Herman Z., 1933-

Both employed at City University of New York.

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.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

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.

Hagstrum, Homer D.

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.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

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 and City University of New York.

Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992

Both employed at City University of New York.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Montroll, E. W.

Both employed at IBM.

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.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both employed at IBM.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Rowell, John Martin, 1935-

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

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.

Swinney, H. L., 1939-

Both employed at City University of New York.

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

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

Additional

Byers, Nina

Institutions

Major Positions

Bell Telephone Laboratories

Member, Technical Staff.

City University of New York. City College. Physics Department

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; Distinguished Professor of Physics; and Executive Officer, PhD Program in Physics.

IBM Research

Research Associate.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

President and received 2005 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Barnard College

Obtained BA (1954).

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1957) and PhD (1960).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member, Governing Council.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Contributions of 20th century women to physics [online resource], 1900-1976.

University Research Library. Department of Special Collections

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90024-1575, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Out of the Shadows: Contributions of Twentieth-Century Women to Physics, ed. Nina Byers and Gary Williams (New York: Cambridge University Press: 2006), 362-373.

Women scientists: reflections, challenges, and breaking boundaries.