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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as AuthorPublished as Subject

Paul Horn

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Dates

August 16, 1946 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Biography

Abstract

Paul M. Horn is Senior Vice Provost for Research at New York University (2007-present). Other institutional affiliations include IBM and the University of Chicago. His research interests include solid state physics and science and industry.

Important Dates

August 16, 1946Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1968Obtained BS, Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam (N.Y.).

1973Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Rochester, Rochester (N.Y.).

1973 – 1979Faculty, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1979 – 2007Research Staff, Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1979-1987); Acting Director, Physical Sciences Department, Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1987-1988); Director, Physical Sciences Department, Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1988-1990); Director, Silicon Technology, Thomas J. Watson Research Center (1990-1994); Director, Almaden Research Center (1994-1996); Vice President, Storage, IBM Research Division (1994-1996); and Senior Vice President and Director of Research (1996-2007), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Armonk (N.Y.).

2002Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

2007 – presentDistinguished Scientist in Residence (2007-present) and Senior Vice Provost for Research (2009-present), New York University, New York (N.Y.).

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Potsdam (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Rochester (N.Y.)

Employment

Chicago (Ill.)

Yorktown Heights (N.Y.)

Subjects

Deep Blue (Computer)

Science and industry.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Anderson, A. G. (Arthur George), 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at IBM.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at IBM.

Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at New York University.

Chang, Leroy L.

Both employed at IBM.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at IBM.

Demuth, Joseph, 1946-

Both employed at IBM.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at IBM.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at IBM.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at IBM.

Esaki, Reona, 1925-

Both employed at IBM.

Fang, Frank F.

Both employed at IBM.

Fowler, Alan, 1928-

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gomer, R. (Robert)

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at New York University.

Kirtley, John R.

Both employed at IBM.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at New York University.

Landauer, Rolf William, 1927-1999

Both employed at IBM.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at IBM.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at IBM.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

McGroddy, James C.

Both employed at IBM.

Meyerson, B.

Both employed at IBM.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at IBM.

Smalley, Richard E.

Both employed at University of Chicago, James Franck Institute.

Sorokin, Peter P.

Both employed at IBM.

Stöhr, Joachim

Both employed at IBM.

Tersoff, J.

Both employed at IBM.

Tromp, R. M.

Both employed at IBM.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at IBM.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at IBM.

Institutions

Major Positions

Almaden Research Center (IBM Research)

Director.

IBM Research

Senior Vice President and Director of Research.

New York University

Distinguished Scientist in Residence and Senior Vice Provost for Research.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Research Staff; Acting Director, Physical Sciences Department; Director, Physical Sciences Department; and Director, Silicon Technology.

University of Chicago. James Franck Institute

Faculty.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2002 George E. Pake Prize.

Clarkson College of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1968).

University of Rochester. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained PhD (1973).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Industrial physics history [audiorecording]: session V3 of the APS annual meeting, March 2008.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

Paul Horn IBM homepage.