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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

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Published as Subject

Edward A. Knapp

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Dates

March 7, 1932 – August 17, 2009

Authorized Form of Name

Knapp, Edward A.

Additional Forms of Names

Knapp, Edward Alan

Biography

Abstract

Edward A. Knapp was President at the Santa Fe Institute (1991-1995). Other institutional affiliations included Universities Research Association and the National Science Foundation. His research interests included particle accelerators and mesons.

Important Dates

March 7, 1932Birth, Salem (Or.).

1954Obtained BA, Pomona College, Claremont (Calif.).

1958Obtained PhD (Physics), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1959 – 2009Group Leader (1959-1968); Assistant Division Leader (1968-1972); Assistant Leader, Medium Energy Physics Division (1972-1976); Alternate Leader, Physics Division (1976-1977); Leader, Accelerator Technology Division (1978-1982); and Senior Fellow (1982-2009), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1982 – 1984Director, National Science Foundation.

1985 – 1989President, Universities Research Association.

1991 – 1995President, Santa Fe Institute.

August 17, 2009Death, Santa Fe (N.M.).

Occupation

High energy physicist.

Places

Birth

Salem (Or.)

Undergraduate Education

Claremont (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Death

Santa Fe (N.M.)

Subjects

Mesons.

Particle acceleration.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anastasio, Michael R.

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Reines, Frederick, 1918-1998

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Leader, Accelerator Technology Division and Senior Fellow.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Group Leader; Assistant Division Leader; Assistant Leader, Medium Energy Physics Division; Alternate Leader, Physics Division; Leader, Accelerator Technology Division.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Director.

Santa Fe Institute (Santa Fe, N.M.)

President.

Universities Research Association (U.S.)

President.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained BA (1954).

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1958).

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Edward Alan Knapp Physics Today obituary.

Edward Knapp Santa Fe Institute biography.