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Biography

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Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

Elliott H. Lieb

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Dates

July 31, 1932 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Lieb, Elliott H.

Additional Forms of Names

Lieb, E. H. (Elliott H.)

Lieb, Elliott H., 1932-

Biography

Abstract

Elliott Lieb is Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Princeton University (1975-present). Other institutional affiliations include International Business Machines (IBM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research interests include mathematical physics, functional analysis and condensed matter physics.

Important Dates

July 31, 1932Birth, Boston (Mass.).

1953Obtained BSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1956Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham (England).

1956 – 1957Fulbright Fellow, Kyoto University.

1957 – 1958Research Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

1958 – 1960Research Associate, Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, Cornell University.

1960 – 1965Staff Theoretical Physicist, Research Division (1960-1963) and Consultant (1963-1965), International Business Machines (IBM).

1961 – 1962Visiting Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone.

1963 – 1966Associate Professor of Physics, Yeshiva University.

1966 – 1968Professor of Physics, Northeastern University.

1968 – 1975Professor of Applied Mathematics (1968-1973) and Professor of Mathematics and Physics (1973-1975), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1972 – 1973Guest Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies, France.

1974 – 1975Visiting Professor, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1975 – presentProfessor of Mathematics and Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1978Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

1982Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Study.

1982 – 1984President, International Association of Mathematical Physics.

1983 – 1987Member, Board of Governors, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota.

1985 – 1989Member, Board of Trustees, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.

1997 – 1999President, International Association of Mathematical Physics.

Occupation

Mathematical physicist.

Places

Birth

Boston (Mass.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Birmingham (England)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Mathematical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Almy, Gerald Marks, 1904-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Anderson, A. G. (Arthur George), 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

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

Both employed at Princeton University.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Austin, Robert H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bardeen, John

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at Princeton University.

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Princeton University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Glimm, James

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Happer, William, 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Howard, Louis N.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Keyes, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1885-1976

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kruskal, Martin D. (Martin David), 1925-2006

Both employed at Princeton University.

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Lin, C. C. (Chia-Chʻiao), 1916-2013

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Novick, Robert

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Polyakov, A. M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Princeton University.

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Segal, Irving Ezra

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Simmons, Ralph Oliver

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Sinai, Yakov G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Slichter, Charles P.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Cornell University.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Witten, E.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Research Associate, Laboratory of Nuclear Studies.

Fourah Bay College

Visiting Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Visiting Professor.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mathematics

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Mathematics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained BSc (1953). Professor of Physics.

Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

Paris Institute for Advanced Studies

Guest Professor.

Princeton University. Department of Mathematics

Professor of Mathematics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Visiting Professor.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Staff Theoretical Physicist, Research Division and Consultant.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Research Associate.

Yeshiva University

Associate Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1978 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

International Association of Mathematical Physics

President.

Kyoto Daigaku. Department of Physics

Fulbright fellow.

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (Berkeley, Calif.)

Member, Board of Trustees.

University of Birmingham. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1956).

University of Minnesota. Department of Mathematics

Member, Board of Governors, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

The stability of matter : from atoms to stars : selecta of Elliott H. Lieb /edited by W. Thirring ; with a preface by F. Dyson.