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Jeff Alan Goldstone

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Dates

September 3, 1933 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Additional Forms of Names

Goldstone, Jeffrey

Biography

Abstract

Jeff Alan Goldstone is Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1977-present). Other institutional affiliations include Cambridge University. His research interests include field theory and quantum computing.

Important Dates

September 3, 1933Birth, Manchester (England).

1954Obtained BA, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1956 – 1960Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1958Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1961 – 1976Lecturer in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (1961-1976); Staff Fellow, Trinity College (1962-1981); and Reader in Mathematical Physics (1976-1976), Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1977Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1977Fellow, Royal Society.

1977 – presentProfessor of Physics (1977-1983); Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics (1983-2004); Director, Center for Theoretical Physics (1962-1981); and Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics Emeritus (2004-present), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1981Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

1987Fellow, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Mathematical physicist.

Places

Birth

Manchester (England)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Cambridge (England)

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Field theory (Physics).

Mathematical physics.

Quantum computing.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

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

Ph.D. advisor at University of Cambridge.

Colleagues

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Davidson, Ronald C.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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).

Ketterle, Wolfgang

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

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).

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).

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

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).

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).

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics; Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics; Director, Center for Theoretical Physics; Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics Emeritus.

Trinity College (University of Cambridge)

Research Fellow and Staff Fellow.

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1954) and PhD in Theoretical Physics (1958). Lecturer in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics; and Reader in Mathematical Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 1981 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

Royal Society (Great Britain)

Fellow.

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