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Published as Author

Steven M. Girvin

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Dates

April 5, 1950 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Girvin, Steven M.

Biography

Abstract

Steven M. Girvin is Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Yale University (2005-present). Other institutional affiliations include Indiana University and the National Bureau of Standards. His research interests include condensed matter and superconductors.

Important Dates

April 5, 1950Birth, Austin (Tex.).

1971Obtained BS, Bates College, Lewiston (Me.).

1973Obtained MS, University of Maine, Orono (Me.).

1977Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1977 – 1979Postdoctural Research, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden.

1977 – 1979Postdoctoral Research, Indiana Unversity.

1979 – 1987Physicist, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg (Md.).

1987 – 2001Professor of Physics (1987-1992) and Distinguished Professor of Physics (1992-2001), Indiana University, Bloomington (Ind.).

1995 – 1999Member (1995-1999) and Chair (1997-1998), Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2002 – presentProfessor of Physics and Applied Physics (2002-2005); Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics and Applied Physics (2005-present); and Deputy Provost for Science and Technology (2007-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

2006Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2007Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Theoretical condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Austin (Tex.)

Undergraduate Education

Lewiston (Me.)

Graduate Education

Orono (Me.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Bloomington (Ind.)

Gaithersburg (Md.)

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Quantum computers.

Quantum optics.

Superconductors.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Hopfield, John J.

Ph.D. advisor at Princeton University.

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

Bergquist, James Charles

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Bernstein, Ira B.

Both employed at Yale University.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Cahn, John W., 1928-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Yale University.

Goodman, Charles D.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Julienne, Paul S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Klebanoff, P. S.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

MacDonald, A. H.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Phillips, William D. (William Daniel), 1948-

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Pollock, Robert Elwood, 1936-

Both employed at Indiana University.

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Yale University.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Wineland, David J.

Both employed at the National Bureau of Standards.

Institutions

Major Positions

Indiana University, Bloomington. Department of Physics

Postdoctoral Researcher; Professor of Physics; and Distinguished Professor of Physics.

United States. National Bureau of Standards

Physicist.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member and Chair, Advisory Board.

Yale University. Office of the Provost

Deputy Provost for Science and Technology.

Yale University. Physics Department

Professor of Physics and Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics.

Yale University. School of Engineering & Applied Science

Professor of Applied Physics and Eugene Higgins Professor of Applied Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2007 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)

Obtained BS (1971).

Chalmers tekniska högskola. Institutionen för teknisk fysik

Postdoctoral Researcher.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1977).

University of Maine at Orono

Obtained MS (1973).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

The Integral and fractional quantum Hall effects / edited by C.T. Van Degrift, M.E. Cage, S.M. Girvin.

The Quantum Hall effect / Richard E. Prange, Steven M. Girvin, editors ; foreword by Klaus von Klitzing with contributions by Marvin E. Cage ... [et al.].