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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Subject

F. Iachello

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Dates

January 11, 1942 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Iachello, F.

Additional Forms of Names

Iachello, Francesco

Iachello, Francesco, 1942-

Biography

Abstract

Francesco Iachello is Josiah Willard Gibbs Professor of Physics and Chemistry at Yale University. Other institutional affiliations include the University of Groningen and Turin Polytechnic. His research interests include the theory of quantum phase transitions and beta decay.

Important Dates

January 11, 1942Birth, Syracuse (Italy).

1964Obtained Dott, Turin Polytechnic (Politecnico di Torino), Turin (Italy).

1965 – 1971Fellow, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen (Denmark).

1969Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1971 – 1974Associate Professor of Physics, Turin Polytechnic (Politecnico di Torino), Turin (Italy).

1974Visiting Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory.

1974 – 1982Associate Professor of Physics, Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut, Groningen (1974-1976) and Professor, University of Groningen (1976-1982) (Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen), Groningen (Netherlands).

1976 – 1977Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science.

1977Visiting Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory.

1978 – presentProfessor of Physics (1978-2005) and J. W. Gibbs Professor of Physics and Chemistry (2005-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1982Visiting Professor, University of Trent (Università degli studi di Trento).

1984Visiting Professor, University of Trent (Università degli studi di Trento).

1989 – 1992Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1993Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Syracuse (Italy)

Undergraduate Education

Turin (Italy)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Copenhagen (Denmark)

Groningen (Netherlands)

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Beta decay.

Quantum theory.

Supersymmetry.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Feshbach, Herman

PhD advisor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Theoretical Physics.

Ibrahim, Michael W.

Advised by Iachello at Yale University, "Molecules and nuclei: An algebraic sampler."

Larese, Danielle

Advised by Iachello at Yale Univeristy, "Exploring quantum phase transitions and quantum monodromy in the bending dynamics of floppy and rigid molecules using algebraic methods."

Scholten, O. (Olaf)

Advised by Iachello at University of Gronongen, "The Interacting Boson Approximation Model and Applications."

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

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

Both employed at Yale University.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Fleury, Paul A.

Both employed at Yale University.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Jain, Jainendra K.

Both employed at Yale University.

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Yale University.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Visiting Senior Scientist.

Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen

Associate Professor of Physics, Kernfysisch Versneller Instituut and Professor.

Università degli studi di Trento

Visiting Professor.

Yale University. Department of Chemistry

Josiah Willard Gibbs Professor of Chemistry.

Yale University. Physics Department

Professor of Physics and Josiah Willard Gibbs Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1993 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics (1969).

Niels Bohr institutet

Fellow.

Politecnico di Torino

Obtained Dott (1965). Fellow.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Beauty in physics : theory and experiment : in honor of Francesco Iachello on the occasion of his 70th birthday, Hacienda Cocoyoc, Mexico, 14-18 May 2012 / editor, Roelof Bijker.

The Gregory Breit Centennial Symposium : Yale University, USA / editors, Vernon W. Hughes, Francesco Iachello, Dimitri Kusnezov.