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Biography

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Deborah S. Jin

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Dates

November 15, 1968 – September 15, 2016

Authorized Form of Name

Jin, Deborah S.

Biography

Abstract

Deborah S. Jin worked the majority of her career at the Joint Institute for Lab Astrophysics (JILA). Other institutional affiliations included the University of Colorado, Boulder and the University of Chicago. Her research interests included fermions and Bose-Einstein condensation.

Important Dates

November 15, 1968Birth.

1990Obtained AB, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1990 – 1995National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow (1990-1993) and Research Assistant (1993-1995), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1995Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1995 – presentNational Research Council (NRC) Research Associate (1995-1997); Physicist (1997-2005); and Fellow (2005-present), Joint Institute for Lab Astrophysics (JILA), joint appointment with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

1997 – presentAssistant Professor Adjoint (1997-2004); Associate Professor Adjoint (2004-2007); and Professor Adjoint (2007-present), University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder (Colo.).

2002Awarded Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, American Physical Society.

2003Fellow, American Physical Society.

2003Fellowship, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

2005Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2005Awarded I. I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, American Physical Society.

2006Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

2007Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

September 15, 2016Death.

Occupation

Quantum physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Graduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Employment

Boulder (Colo.)

Subjects

Bose-Einstein condensation.

Fermions.

Quantum theory.

Superfluidity.

Women in science.

Women physicists.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Bloom, Ruth S.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Few-body collisions in a quantum gas mixture of 40K and 87Rb atoms."

Cornell, Eric Allin, 1961-

Post-doc advisor at JILA/University of Colorado and both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics.

Cumby, Tyler D.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Exploring Few-body Scattering Resonances in a Bose-Fermi Mixture: From Feshbach Dimers to Efimov Trimers."

DeMarco, Brian L.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Quantum behavior of an atomic Fermi gas."

Gaebler, John P.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Photoemission spectroscopy of a strongly interacting Fermi gas."

Goldwin, Jonathan M.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Quantum degeneracy and interactions in the rubidium-87-potassium-40 Bose-Fermi mixture."

Greiner, Markus

Advised by Jin while post-doc at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics and University of Colorado, Boulder.

Ni, Kang-Kuen

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "A quantum gas of polar molecules."

Olsen, Michele L.

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Experiments with Feshbach molecules in a Bose -Fermi mixture."

Regal, Cindy

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Experimental realization of BCS-BEC crossover physics with a Fermi gas of atoms."

Rosenbaum, Thomas F.

PhD advisor at University of Chicago, "Experimental study of the phase diagrams of heavy fermion superconductors with multiple transitions."

Zirbel, Joshua

Advised by Jin at University of Colorado, Boulder, "Ultracold fermionic Feshbach molecules."

Colleagues

Clark, N. A. (Noel Anthony), 1940-

Both employed at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Dunn, G. H. (Gordon H.), 1932-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Greene, Christopher Henry

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Hall, J. L. (John L.), 1934-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

Institutions

Major Positions

Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics

National Research Council (NRC) Research Associate; Physicist; and Fellow.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

National Research Council (NRC) Research Associate, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA); Physicist, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA); and Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA).

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1995). National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellow and Research Assistant.

University of Colorado Boulder. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor Adjoint; Associate Professor Adjoint; and Professor Adjoint.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Received 2002 Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award; Fellow; and received 2005 I. I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Fellowship.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB (1990).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Deborah S. Jin, 2013 L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards Laureate for North America

LaserFest Profile

Subject

Deborah Jin Physics Today obituary.