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John R. Kirtley

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Dates

August 27, 1949 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Kirtley, John R.

Biography

Abstract

John R. Kirtley is Physical Science Research Associate at Stanford University (2011-present). Other institutional affiliations include IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and RWTH Aachen, Germany. His research interests include condensed matter physics and high temperature superconductivity.

Important Dates

August 27, 1949Birth, Palo Alto (Calif.).

1971Obtained BA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1976Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1976 – 1978Post Doctoral Fellow and Research Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania.

1978 – 2006Research Staff Member, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Yorktown Heights (N.Y.).

1998Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

1999Professeur Étranger, Université Joseph Fourier.

2003Visiting Scholar, Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Palo Alto (Calif.).

2006Visiting Scholar, Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Palo Alto (Calif.).

2006 – 2007Visiting Scholar, University of Twente.

2006 – 2016Consulting Professor (2006-2011) and Physical Science Research Associate (2011-present), Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Palo Alto (Calif.).

2007Jubileum Professor, Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers tekniska högskola).

2007 – 2009Humboldt Fellow, University of Augsburg.

2010 – 2011Nanosciences Foundation Chaire d'excellence, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

2013Nanosciences Foundation Chaire d'excellence, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

2014Humboldt Fellow, RWTH Aachen University (Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen).

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Palo Alto (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Employment

Yorktown Heights (N.Y.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

High temperature superconductivity.

Microscopy.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

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

Both employed at IBM.

Armstrong, J. A. (John A.)

Both employed at IBM.

Brewer, Richard G.

Both employed at IBM.

Burstein, Elias, 1917-2017

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Callen, Herbert B.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Chang, Leroy L.

Both employed at IBM.

Dolan, Gerald

Both employed at IBM.

Esaki, Reona, 1925-

Both employed at IBM.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at IBM.

Gutzwiller, M. C. (Martin C.)

Both employed at IBM.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Himpsel, F. J.

Both employed at IBM.

Horn, Paul (Paul M.)

Both employed at IBM.

Kryder, Mark H.

Both employed at IBM.

Landauer, Rolf William, 1927-1999

Both employed at IBM.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at IBM.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at IBM and University of Pennsylvania.

Lubensky, T. C.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Mandelbrot, Benoît B.

Both employed at IBM.

Middleton, Roy, 1927-2004

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Plummer, E. Ward

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Primakoff, H. (Henry), 1914-1983

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Sorokin, Peter P.

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

Chalmers tekniska högskola. Institutionen för teknisk fysik

Jubileum Professor.

Stanford University. Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials

Visiting Scholar; Consulting Professor; Physical Science Research Associate; and Senior Staff Scientist.

Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center

Research Staff Member.

Université Joseph Fourier

Professeur Étranger.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Post Doctoral Fellow and Research Assistant Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1998 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)

Chaire d'excellence, Nanosciences Foundation.

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Humboldt Fellow.

Universität Augsburg

Humboldt Fellow.

Universiteit Twente

Visiting Scholar.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1971) and PhD in Physics (1976).

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