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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

James Glimm

Photo

Dates

March 24, 1934 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Glimm, James

Additional Forms of Names

Glimm, J. (James)

Glimm, James, 1934-

Biography

Abstract

James Glimm is Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York, Stony Brook (1989-present). Other institutional affiliations include New York University and Rockefeller University. His research interests include mathematical physics and operators in Hilbert space.

Important Dates

March 24, 1934Birth, Peoria (Ill.).

1956Obtained BA, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1959Obtained PhD in Mathematics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1959 – 1960Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1960 – 1968Assistant Professor to Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1963 – 1965Visiting Member (1963-1964) and Guggenheim Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor (1964-1965), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

1965 – 1966Staff Member, University of Aarhus.

1968 – 1974Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York (N.Y.).

1974 – 1982Professor, Rockefeller University, New York (N.Y.).

1980Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

1980 – 1989Visiting Professor (1980-1982) and Professor (1982-1989), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

1989 – presentDistinguished Professor (1989-present) and Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics (1989-2014), State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook (N.Y.).

1999 – presentStaff Member, Computational Science Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

2002Awarded National Medal of Science.

2007 – 2009President, American Mathematical Society.

Occupation

Mathematical physicist.

Places

Birth

Peoria (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

New York (N.Y.)

Stony Brook (N.Y.)

Subjects

Functional analysis.

Mathematical physics.

Quantum field theory.

Stochastic partial differential equations.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-

Co-wrote book "Quantum Physics: a functional integral point of view."

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Advised by Glimm at New York University, "Perturbation of the P(o)2 Quantum Field Hamiltonian," and both employed at New York University.

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at New York University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bitter, Francis, 1902-1967

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Brown, G. E. (Gerald Edward), 1926-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Buechner, William W. (William Weber), 1914-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Courant, Richard, 1888-1972

Both employed at New York University.

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Frank, Nathaniel H. (Nathaniel Herman), 1903-1984

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Friedrichs, K. O. (Kurt Otto), 1901-1983

Both employed at New York University.

Grad, Harold, 1923-

Both employed at New York University.

Howard, Louis N.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Jain, Jainendra K.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kraushaar, William L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Marburger, John H., III (John Harmen), 1941-2011

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

McCoy, Barry M.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Moser, Jürgen, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and New York University.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Segal, Irving Ezra

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Slater, John C. (John Clarke), 1900-1976

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Sprouse, Gene D.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Stanley, H. Eugene (Harry Eugene), 1941-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Van Nieuwenhuizen, Peter

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study and State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Aarhus universitet

Staff Member.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Staff Member, Computational Science Center.

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Visiting Member; Guggenheim Fellow; Visiting Associate Professor; Visiting Professor; and Professor.

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

Member.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor to Professor of Mathematics.

Rockefeller University

Professor.

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Mathematical Society

President.

American Physical Society

Received 1980 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

Columbia University. Department of Mathematics

Obtained BA (1956) and PhD in Mathematics (1959).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Quantum physics : a functional integral point of view / James Glimm, Arthur Jaffe.