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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorArchival as SubjectPublished as Author

R. J. Holt

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Dates

January 22, 1947 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Additional Forms of Names

Holt, Roy J.

Holt, Roy James

Biography

Abstract

Roy J. Holt is Distinguished Fellow at the Argonne National Laboratory (2000-present). Other institutional affiliations include the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Yale University. His research interests include deuterons and photonuclear reactions.

Important Dates

January 22, 1947Birth, Borger (Tex.).

1969Obtained BS, Southern Methodist University, Dallas (Tex.).

1971Obtained MPhil, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1972Obtained PhD in Physics, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1972 – 1974Research Staff Physicist, Yale University.

1974 – 1995Assistant Physicist (1974-1977); Physicist (1977-1988); and Senior Physicist (1988-1995), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1983 – 1984Member, Board of Directors, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF), Thomas Jefferson Laboratory National Accelerator Facility.

1990 – 1993Member, Board of Directors, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF), Thomas Jefferson Laboratory National Accelerator Facility.

1994 – presentProfessor of Physics (1994-2000); Director and Co-Director, Nuclear Physics Laboratory (1994-2000); and Adjunct Professor (2000-present), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

2000 – presentMember, Steering Committee, Electron Ion Collider, Thomas Jefferson Laboratory National Accelerator Facility.

2000 – presentSenior Physicist (2000-2007); Chief, Medium Energy Physics (2000-present); and Distinguished Fellow (2007-present), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

2005Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

2007 – 2009Chair, Program Advisory Committee, Thomas Jefferson Laboratory National Accelerator Facility.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Borger (Tex.)

Undergraduate Education

Dallas (Tex.)

Graduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Employment

Lemont (Ill.)

Urbana (Ill.)

Subjects

Deuterons Elastic scattering.

Electrons -- Scattering.

Nuclear physics.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Photonuclear reactions.

Spectrometer.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

Anderson, A. C. (Ansel Cochran), 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at Yale University.

Baym, Gordon

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Drickamer, H. G. (Harry George), 1918-2002

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Ginsberg, Donald M.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Greene, Laura H.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Klein, Miles V., 1933-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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

Both employed at Yale University.

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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

Both employed at Yale University.

Leggett, A. J. (Anthony J.)

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Pines, David, 1924-

Both employed at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Rosner, Robert

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Sachs, Robert Green, 1916-

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

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.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Additional

Chadwick, James, 1891-1974

Geesaman, Donald F.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Assistant Physicist; Physicist; Senior Physicist; Senior Physicist; Chief, Medium Energy Physics; and Distinguished Fellow.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics; Director and Co-Director, Nuclear Physics Laboratory; and Adjunct Professor.

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained MPhil (1971) and PhD in Physics (1972). Research Staff Physicist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2005 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Southern Methodist University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1969).

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (U.S.)

Member, Board of Directors, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF); Member, Steering Committee, Electron Ion Collider; and Chair, Program Advisory Committee.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Lecture on Sir James Chadwick, 1978.

Sydney Jones Library. Special Collections and Archives

University of Liverpool

P. O. Box 123, Liverpool L69 3DA

Oral history interview with R. J. Holt, 2013 July 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Donald F. Geesaman, 2013 July 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with James Chadwick, 1969 April 15, 16, 17 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

1992 Summer Workshop, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility, Newport News, Virginia / editors, Franz Gross, Roy Holt ; sponsored by Department of Energy/Southeastern Universities Research Association.

Polarized gas targets and polarized beams : Seventh International Workshop : Urbana, IL, August, 1997 / editors, Roy J. Holt, Michael A. Miller.