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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Steven Kivelson

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Dates

May 13, 1954 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Kivelson, Steven

Additional Forms of Names

Kivelson, Steven A.

Kivelson, Steven Allan

Biography

Abstract

Steven Kivelson is Prabhu Goel Family Professor of Physics at Stanford University (2004-present). Other institutional affiliations include University of California, Los Angeles and University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include condensed matter physics and new states of matter.

Important Dates

May 13, 1954Birth, Boston (Mass.).

1975Obtained AB, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1977Obtained AM, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1979Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania.

1979Obtained PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1981 – 1989Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1989 – 2004Professor of Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

2004 – presentProfessor of Physics, Stanford University, Palo Alto (Calif.).

2006 – 2009Member, Advisory Board, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2010Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

Boston (Mass.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Palo Alto (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Solid state physics.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Berg, Erez

Advised by Kivelson at Stanford University, "Order and fluctuations in the cuprate high temperature superconductors."

Bindloss, Ian P.

Advised by Kivelson at University of California, Los Angeles, "Theory of the quasi-one-dimensional electron gas coupled to phonons."

Carlson, Erica W.

Advised by Kivelson at University of California, Los Angeles, "Phase ordering and stripes in strongly correlated superconductors."

Jamei, Reza

Advised by Kivelson at Stanford University, "Electronic inhomogeneities in two dimensions."

Ku, Li-Chung

Advised by Kivelson at University of California, Los Angeles, "Statics and dynamics of the Holstein and Jahn-Teller polarons."

Oganesyan, Vadim

Advised by Kivelson at University of California, Los Angeles, "Quantum Liquid Crystals."

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

PhD advisor at Harvard University, "Studies of the Electronic Properties of Localized Stages in Disordered Insulators." Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Tsai, Wei-Feng

Advised by Kivelson at University of California, Los Angeles, "Inhomogeneous Hubbard models."

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Burchat, P. (Patricia)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Burstein, Elias, 1917-2017

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Cabrera, Blas

Both employed at Stanford University.

Callen, Herbert B.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Chen, Francis F., 1929-

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Stanford University.

Dawson, J. M. (John Myrick), 1930-

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Goldenfeld, Nigel

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Santa Barbara.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Stanford University.

Kennel, Charles F., 1939-

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Langer, James S.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Linde, A. D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Lubensky, T. C.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Middleton, Roy, 1927-2004

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Osheroff, Douglas D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Patel, C. Kumar N.

Both employed at University of California, Los Angeles.

Peale, Stanton Jerrold

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Plummer, E. Ward

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Primakoff, H. (Henry), 1914-1983

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

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

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Santa Barbara.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wieman, C. E. (Carl Edwin)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Physics

Fellow.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Research Fellow.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained AB (1975), AM (1977), and PhD in Physics (1979).

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

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