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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

Nigel Goldenfeld

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Dates

May 1, 1957 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Biography

Abstract

Nigel Goldenfeld is Swanlund Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Other institutional affiliations include the University of California, Santa Barbara and Cambridge University. His research interests include condensed matter and materials science.

Important Dates

May 1, 1957Birth.

1979Obtained BA, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1982Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1985 – presentAssistant Professor of Physics (1985-1991); Associate Professor of Physics (1991-1995); Professor of Physics (1995-2007); Swanlund Professor of Physics (2007-present); and Leader, Biocomplexity Theme, Institute for Genomic Biology (2007-present), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1988Visiting Scientist, Stanford University.

1995Fellow, American Physical Society.

2003Senior Visitor, Cambridge University.

2010Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2010Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Urbana (Ill.)

Subjects

Applied mathematics.

Condensed matter.

Materials science.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pines, David, 1924-2018

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.

Institutions

Major Positions

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Visiting Scientist.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Postdoctoral Fellow.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; Swanlund Professor of Physics; Leader, Biocomplexity Theme, Institute for Genomic Biology.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Obtained BA and PhD in Theoretical Physics (1982). Senior Visitor.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Lectures on phase transitions and the renormalization group / Nigel Goldenfeld.