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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

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Howard Georgi

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Dates

January 6, 1947 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Georgi, Howard

Additional Forms of Names

Georgi, Howard, 1947-

Biography

Abstract

Howard Georgi is Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University (1971-present). His research interests include symmetries and quantum field theory.

Important Dates

January 6, 1947Birth, San Bernardino (Calif.).

1967Obtained AB, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1971Obtained PhD in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1971 – presentResearch Fellow (1971-1973); Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows (1973-1976); Associate Professor of Physics (1976-1980); Senior Fellow, Society of Fellows (1982-1998); Professor of Physics (1980-1992); Chair, Department of Physics (1991-1994); and Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics (1992-present), Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1982Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1982 – 2004Editor, Physics Letters B, Elsevier Science Publishers.

1983 – 1986Member, High Energy Advisory Committee, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

1994Fellow, American Physical Society.

1994 – 1999Member, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (1994-1997) and Member (1996-1999) and Chair (1998-1999), Division of Particles and Fields, American Physical Society.

1995Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1995Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

1996 – 1999Co-chair, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering, National Research Council.

Occupation

Theoretical particle physicist.

Places

Birth

San Bernardino (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Quantum field theory.

Symmetry (Physics).

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Sommerfield, Charles Michael

PhD advisor at Yale University, "Scale and Conformal Invariance in Field Theory."

Colleagues

Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

Both employed at Harvard University.

Feldman, Gary J.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Franklin, Melissa Eve Bronwen

Both employed at Harvard University.

Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gallagher, Thomas F., 1944-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gates, S. James

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Hooft, G. 't

Both employed at Harvard University.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Harvard University.

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kemble, Edwin C. (Edwin Crawford), 1889-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Martin, Paul Cecil, 1931-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Murray, Cherry Ann

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Pipkin, Francis M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Quinn, Helen R.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Harvard University.

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

Both employed at Harvard University.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at Harvard University.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Strauch, Karl, 1922-2000

Both employed at Harvard University.

Street, Jabez Curry, 1906-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at Harvard University.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at Harvard University.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University.

Vafa, Cumrun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weitz, David A.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wilson, Richard, 1926-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Witten, E.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Additional

Hinzpeter, Hans

Pickering, Andrew, 1948-

Institutions

Major Positions

Elsevier Science Publishers

Editor, Physics Letters B.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB (1967). Research Fellow; Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows; Associate Professor of Physics; Senior Fellow, Society of Fellows; Professor of Physics; Chair, Department of Physics; and Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Member, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics; Member, Division of Particles and Fields; Chair, Division of Particles and Fields; Fellow; and received 1995 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Member, High Energy Advisory Committee.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Co-Chair, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering.

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained PhD in Physics (1971).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Andrew Pickering interviews conducted for his book CONSTRUCTING QUARKS, 1978-1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Selected talks from the International Conference on the History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics [sound recording] / 1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Memorial Minute for Norman Foster Ramsey, 2015.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hans Hinzpeter, 1995 Spring.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Timothy Ferris interviews conducted for the television program, The Creation of the Universe, circa 1982-1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

The physics of waves / Howard Georgi.