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Published as Author

Marc A. Kastner

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Dates

November 20, 1945 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Kastner, Marc A.

Biography

Abstract

Marc Kastner is Donner Professor of Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (1989-present). Other institutional affiliations include Harvard University. His research interests include condensed matter physics and semiconductivity. His research group is studying the motion of electrons in nanometer-size semiconductor structures, in which the motion of electrons is highly correlated.

Important Dates

November 20, 1945Birth, Toronto (Ont.).

1967Obtained BS, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1969Obtained MS, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1972 – 1973Research Fellow, Division of Engineering and Applied Physics, Harvard University.

1973Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1973 – presentAssistant Professor to Professor of Physics (1973-1989); Head, Division of Atomic, Condensed Matter and Plasma Physics, Department of Physics (1983-1987); Donner Professor of Science (1989-present); Associate Director, Consortium Superconducting Electronics (1989-1992); Director, Center for Materials Science and Engineering (1993-1998); Head, Department of Physics (1998-2007); and Dean, School of Science (2007-present), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

2000Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

2008Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Toronto (Ont.)

Undergraduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Chicago (Ill.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Quantum Hall effect.

Semiconductor nanocrystals.

Semiconductors.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Fritzsche, Hellmut

PhD advisor at University of Chicago.

Goldhaber-Gordon, David, 1972-

Advised by Kastner at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "The Kondo effect in a single-electron transistor."

Orenstein, Joseph

Advised by Kastner at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "Transient Photo-Induced Optical Absorption and Photoconductivity in Chalcogenide Glasses."

Colleagues

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Balluffi, R. W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Harvard University.

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Harvard University.

Brenner, Howard

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Brooks, Harvey

Both employed at Harvard University.

Carrier, George F.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Charney, Jule G.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Harvard University.

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

Both employed at Harvard University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Davidson, Ronald C.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark)

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Emmons, H. W. (Howard W.)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ketterle, Wolfgang

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Keyes, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1885-1976

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Meyer, Robert B.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Phillips, William D. (William Daniel), 1948-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stanley, H. Eugene (Harry Eugene), 1941-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Harvard University. Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research Fellow.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics; Donner Professor of Science; Department Chair; Head, Division of Atomic, Condensed Matter and Plasma Physics; Associate Director, Consortium Superconducting Electronics; and Director, Center for Materials Science and Engineering.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Science

Dean.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2000 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1967), MS (1969), and PhD (1973) in Physics.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Amorphous and liquid semiconductors : proceedings of the eighth International Conference on Amorphous and Liquid Semiconductors, Cambridge, MA, August 27-31, 1979 / edited by William Paul and Marc Kastner.