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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as AuthorPublished as Subject

Stuart J. Freedman

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Dates

January 13, 1944 – November 9, 2012

Authorized Form of Name

Freedman, Stuart J.

Additional Forms of Names

Freedman, S. J. (Stuart J.)

Biography

Abstract

Stuart J. Freedman was Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (1991-2012). Other institutional affiliations included the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. His research interests included neutrinos and weak interactions.

Important Dates

January 13, 1944Birth, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1965Obtained BS, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1972Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1972 – 1976Instructor in Physics (1972-1975) and Lecturer (1975-1976), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1976 – 1982Assistant Professor of Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1982 – 1991Physicist (1982-1987) and Senior Physicist (1987-1991), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1987 – 1991Professor of Physics, Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1991 – 2012Faculty Senior Physicist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

1991 – 2012Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

2001Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2007Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

November 9, 2012Death, Santa Fe (N.M.).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Chicago (Ill.)

Lemont (Ill.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Death

Santa Fe (N.M.)

Subjects

Neutrinos.

Nuclear physics.

Weak interactions (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Family

Freedman, Joyce

Wife.

Freedman, Paul

Son.

Scheid, Ina Jo

Sister.

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

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

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Cabrera, Blas

Both employed at Stanford University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Princeton University.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dorfan, Jonathan

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fairbank, William Martin, 1917-1989

Both employed at Stanford University.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Gaillard, Mary K.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Greene, Christopher Henry

Both employed at Stanford University.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hänsch, T. W. (Theo W.), 1941-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at Stanford University.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Parker, E. N. (Eugene Newman), 1927-

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rosner, Robert

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Stanford University.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Stanford University.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Turner, Michael Stanley

Both employed at Stanford University.

Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976

Both employed at Stanford University.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Will, Clifford M., 1946-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Winstein, Bruce

Both employed at University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi Institute.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Physicist and Senior Physicist.

Enrico Fermi Institute

Professor of Physics.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Faculty Senior Physicist.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Instructor in Physics and Lecturer.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1965) and PhD in Physics (1972). Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2007 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Art and symmetry in experimental physics : Festschrift for Eugene D. Commins : Berkeley, California, 20-21 May 2001 / editors, Dmitry Budker, Philip H. Bucksbaum, Stuart J. Freedman.

Symposium in honor of Luis Alvarez [video recording], 2011 November 19.

Video: "KamLAND: A Decade of Pure and Applied Neutrino Science"

Subject

"Stuart Jay Freedman: 1944-2012", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Stuart Jay Freedman Physics Today obituary.