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Biography

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N. Hershkowitz

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Dates

August 16, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Hershkowitz, N. (Noah), 1941-

Additional Forms of Names

Hershkowitz, Noah, 1941-

Biography

Abstract

Noah Hershkowitz is Irving Langmuir Professor of Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1981-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Iowa and Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include plasma etching and plasma sheaths.

Important Dates

August 16, 1941Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1962Obtained BS, Union College, Schenectady (N.Y.).

1966Obtained PhD in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Md.).

1966 – 1967Instructor in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (Md.).

1967 – 1980Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics, University of Iowa, Iowa City (Iowa).

1974 – 1975Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles.

1980 – 1981Visiting Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder.

1981Fellow, American Physical Society.

1981 – presentProfessor to Irving Langmuir Professor of Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison (Wis.).

2004Awarded James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Plasma physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Schenectady (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Baltimore (Md.)

Employment

Iowa City (Iowa)

Madison (Wis.)

Subjects

Engineering physics.

Plasma etching.

Plasma physics.

Plasma sheaths.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Barschall, H. H. (Henry Herman), 1915-1997

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Cummins, Herman Z., 1933-

Both employed at Johns Hopkins University.

Haeberli, W. (Willy)

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Kerst, Donald William, 1911-1993

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Kraushaar, William L.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lagally, Max G.

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Webb, M. B. (Maurice Barnett), 1926-

Both employed at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Institutions

Major Positions

Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1966). Instructor in Physics.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Visiting Professor.

University of Colorado Boulder. Department of Physics

Visiting Professor.

University of Iowa. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics.

University of Wisconsin--Madison. Department of Physics

Professor to Irving Langmuir Professor of Engineering Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2004 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics.

Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.). Physics Department

Obtained BS (1962).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interview with Noah Hershkowitz, 2008 October 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA