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Biography

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Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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T. Kinoshita

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Dates

January 23, 1925 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Additional Forms of Names

Kinoshita, Toichiro

Biography

Abstract

Toichiro Kinoshita is Goldwin Smith Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cornell University (1955-present). Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University and the Institute for Advanced Study. His research interests include quantum field theory and the Standard Model.

Important Dates

January 23, 1925Birth, Tokyo (Japan).

1947Obtained BS, University of Tokyo (Tōkyō Daigaku), Tokyo (Japan).

1952Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Tokyo (Tōkyō Daigaku), Tokyo (Japan).

1952 – 1954Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1954 – 1955Fellow in Theoretical Physics, Columbia University.

1955 – presentResearch Associate (1955-1958); Assistant Professor of Physics (1958-1960); Associate Professor of Physics (1960-1963); Professor of Physics (1963-1992); Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics (1992-1995); and Goldwin Smith Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics (1995-present), Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1962 – 1963Ford Foundation Fellow, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

1990Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

1991Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical particle physicist.

Places

Birth

Tokyo (Japan)

Undergraduate Education

Tokyo (Japan)

Graduate Education

Tokyo (Japan)

Employment

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Subjects

Elementary particles.

Quantum field theory.

Standard model (Nuclear physics).

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Arnowitt, Richard

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Cornell University.

Booth, Eugene

Both employed at Columbia University.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at Columbia University.

Charney, Jule G.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Cornell University.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

DiSalvo, Francis

Both employed at Cornell University.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Dunning, John R. (John Ray), 1907-1975

Both employed at Columbia University.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Fisher, Michael E. (Michael Ellis)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Frosch, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1928-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Henley, Ernest M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kraichnan, Robert H., 1928-2008

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lee, David M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study and Columbia University.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Cornell University.

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

Both employed at Institute for Advanced Study.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Cornell University.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Nambu, Yoichiro, 1921-2015

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Orlov, Yuri, 1924-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Overhauser, Albert Warner, 1925-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Peoples, John, Jr.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pohl, Robert O.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rainwater, L. James (Leo James), 1917-1986

Both employed at Columbia University.

Reppy, John David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Richardson, Robert C. (Robert Coleman), 1937-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Sachs, Allan M. (Allan Maxwell), 1921-1989

Both employed at Columbia University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Cornell University.

Tedrow, Paul, 1940-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Teukolsky, Saul A. (Saul Arno), 1947-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Columbia University.

Tigner, M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Weyl, Hermann, 1885-1955

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth Geddes), 1936-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

Both employed at Columbia University.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Fellow in Theoretical Physics.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Research Associate; Assistant Professor of Physics; Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics; and Goldwin Smith Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Member.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1990 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Ford Foundation Fellow.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Tōkyō Daigaku. Butsurigaku Kyoshitsu

Obtained BS (1947) and PhD in Physics (1952).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

History of the G2 from 1947 to Present [sound recording], 2014 April 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Selected talks from the International Conference on the History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics [sound recording] / 1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Yoichiro Nambu, 2004 July 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA