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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

Donald M. Ginsberg

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Dates

November 19, 1933 – May 7, 2007

Authorized Form of Name

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Biography

Abstract

Donald M. Ginsberg was Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1959-2007). His research interests included superconductors and thermal conductivity.

Important Dates

November 19, 1933Birth, Chicago (Ill.).

1952Obtained BA, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1955Obtained BS, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1956Obtained MS, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1959 – 2007Research Associate and Associate Professor (1959-1966); Professor of Physics (1966-1996); and Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1960Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1965 – 1971Visiting Scientist, American Association of Physics Teachers.

1998Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

May 7, 2007Death, Urbana (Ill.).

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Chicago (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Chicago (Ill.)

Death

Urbana (Ill.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

High temperature superconductivity.

Superconductors.

Relationships

People

Family

Ginsberg, Dana

Daughter.

Ginsberg, Joli Lasker

Wife, married 1957.

Ginsberg, Mark

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Tinkham, Michael

PhD advisor at University of California, Berkeley on superconductivity.

Colleagues

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Duke, Charles B.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kadanoff, Leo P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

McMillan, William L.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Sullivan, Jeremiah D.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Van Harlingen, Dale J.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Institutions

Major Positions

American Association of Physics Teachers

Visiting Scientist.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Research Associate to Associate Professor; Professor of Physics; and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1998 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1960).

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1952), BS (1955), and MS (1956).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Donald M. Ginsberg papers, 1959-1997.

University Archives

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1408 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Donald Ginsberg University of Illinois Memorial webpage

Donald Maurice Ginsberg Physics Today obituary.