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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as AuthorPublished as Author

Ernest M. Henley

Photo

Dates

June 10, 1924 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Henley, Ernest M.

Additional Forms of Names

Henley, Ernest M., 1924-

Khenli, E.

Biography

Abstract

Ernest M. Henley is Emeritus Professor of Physics at University of Washington (1954-present). Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University and Stanford University. His research interests include quark models and electroweak interactions.

Important Dates

June 10, 1924Birth, Germany.

1944Obtained BEE, City College of New York, New York (N.Y.).

1946 – 1948Electrical Engineer, Airborne Instruments Laboratory.

1951 – 1952Research Associate, Stanford University.

1952Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1952 – 1954Jewett Fellow and Lecturer, Columbia University.

1954 – presentAssistant Professor of Physics (1954-1957); Associate Professor of Physics (1957-1961); Professor of Physics (1961-1994); Chair, Faculty Senate (1971–1972); Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (1979-1987); Director, Institute for Nuclear Theory (1990-1991); and Emeritus Professor of Physics (1995-present), University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1979Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1979 – 1980Chair, Division of Nuclear Sciences, American Physical Society.

1983 – 1987Member, Board of Directors, Washington Technology Center.

1984 – 1987Member, Board of Directors, Pacific Science Center.

1986 – 1989Chair, Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, United States Department of Energy and National Science Foundation.

1989Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

1989Chair, Physics Section, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1992President, American Physical Society.

1992 – 1994Chair, Policy Committee, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

1993 – 1996Chair, Board of Trustees, Associated Universities, Inc.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Germany

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Seattle (Wash.)

Subjects

Electroweak interactions.

Nuclear physics.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Quark models.

Symmetry (Physics).

Relationships

People

Family

Henley, Elaine M.

Wife.

Henley, Karen M.

Daughter.

Henley, M. Bradford

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Co-wrote "Subatomic physics."

Thirring, Walter E., 1927-

Co-wrote "Elementary quantum field theory."

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Balluffi, R. W.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bertsch, George F.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at Columbia University.

Booth, Eugene

Both employed at Columbia University.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Stanford University.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at Columbia University.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Dehmelt, Hans

Both employed at University of Washington.

Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dunning, John R. (John Ray), 1907-1975

Both employed at Columbia University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Fortson, E. Norval

Both employed at University of Washington.

Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Gabrielse, Gerald

Both employed at University of Washington.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at Columbia University.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at Stanford University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lamb, Willis E. (Willis Eugene), 1913-2008

Both employed at Columbia University and Stanford University.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Neddermeyer, Seth H. (Seth Henry), 1907-1988

Both employed at University of Washington.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of Washington.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at Stanford University.

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rainwater, L. James (Leo James), 1917-1986

Both employed at Columbia University.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sachs, Allan M. (Allan Maxwell), 1921-1989

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at Stanford University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of Washington.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Columbia University.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wineland, David J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

Both employed at Columbia University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Airborne Instruments Laboratory

Electrical Engineer.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Jewett Fellow and Lecturer.

Institute for Nuclear Theory (U.S.)

Director.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Research Associate.

University of Washington

Chair, Faculty Senate and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Chair, Physics Section.

American Physical Society

Chair, Division of Nuclear Sciences; President; and received 1989 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Associated Universities, Inc.

Chair, Board of Trustees.

College of the City of New York (1926-1961). City College. Physics Department

Obtained BEE (1944).

DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee

Chair.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Pacific Science Center

Member, Board of Directors.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Chair, Policy Committee.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1952).

Washington Technology Center

Member, Board of Directors.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Ernest M. Henley response to 1988 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1988-1989.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

100 years of subatomic physics / edited by Ernest M. Henley and Stephen D. Ellis.

Elementary quantum field theory / Ernest M. Henley, Walter Thirring.

Subatomic physics [by] Hans Frauenfelder [and] Ernest M. Henley.