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Biography

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Alan Fowler

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Dates

October 15, 1928 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Additional Forms of Names

Fowler, Alan B.

Biography

Abstract

Alan B. Fowler is IBM Fellow Emeritus at the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Other institutional affiliations include Raytheon Manufacturing Company. His research interests include surface physics and semiconductors.

Important Dates

October 15, 1928Birth, Denver (Colo.).

1951Obtained BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

1952Obtained MS, Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

1953 – 1956Researcher, Raytheon Manufacturing Company.

1958Obtained PhD in Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1958 – presentIBM Fellow (1958-1993) and IBM Fellow Emeritus (1993-present), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Armonk (N.Y.).

1988Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1990Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Denver (Colo.)

Undergraduate Education

Troy (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Troy (N.Y.)

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Armonk (N.Y.)

Subjects

Injection lasers.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Surface (Physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at IBM.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at IBM.

Demuth, Joseph, 1946-

Both employed at IBM.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at IBM.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

McGroddy, James C.

Both employed at IBM.

Meyerson, B.

Both employed at IBM.

Montroll, E. W.

Both employed at IBM.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at IBM.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both employed at IBM.

Sarachik, Myriam P.

Both employed at IBM.

Institutions

Major Positions

IBM Research

International Business Machines (IBM) Fellow and IBM Fellow Emeritus.

Raytheon Company

Researcher.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1988 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Applied Physics (1958).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy

Obtained BS (1951) and MS (1952).

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