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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

D. N. Langenberg

Photo

Dates

March 17, 1932 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Additional Forms of Names

Langenberg, Donald N., 1932-

Langenberg, Donald Newton, 1932-

Biography

Abstract

Donald N. Langenberg was Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland (1990-unknown) and Chancellor of the University System of Maryland (1990-2002). Other institutional affiliations include University of Illinois, Chicago and the National Science Foundation. His research interests include cyclotron resonance and superconductors.

Important Dates

March 17, 1932Birth, Devils Lake (N.D.).

1953Obtained BS, Iowa State University, Ames (Iowa).

1955Obtained MS, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1959Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1959 – 1960National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow, University of California, Berkeley.

1960 – 1983Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics (1960-1983); Director, Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (1972–1974); Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research (1974-1979); and Professor of Electrical Engineering (1976-1983), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1966 – 1967Associate Professor, University of Paris.

1969Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Michigan State University.

1970 – 1975Chair, NAS-NAE Advisory Panel to the Cryogenics Division of the National Bureau of Standards, National Research Council.

1971Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology.

1974Guest Researcher, Center for Low Temperature Study, University of Munich.

1974 – 1977Member, Advisory Committee on Research, National Science Foundation.

1975 – 1980Member, Board of Trustees, Associated Universities, Inc.

1980 – 1982Acting Director (1980) and Deputy Director (1980-1982), National Science Foundation.

1983 – 1990Chancellor, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1990 – 2000Member, Board of Trustees, University of Pennsylvania.

1990 – presentChancellor (1990-2002); Professor of Physics (2002-present) and Chancellor Emeritus (2002-present), University of Maryland, College Park (Md.).

1991President, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1991Chair, Board of Directors, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

1993President, American Physical Society.

2007 – presentMember, Board of Trustees, University of the District of Columbia.

Occupation

Solid state physicist.

Places

Birth

Devils Lake (N.D.)

Undergraduate Education

Ames (Iowa)

Graduate Education

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Chicago (Ill.)

College Park (Md.)

Subjects

Cyclotrons.

Low temperatures.

Semiconductors.

Solid state physics.

Superconductors.

Relationships

People

Family

Langenberg, Amy

Daughter.

Langenberg, John

Son.

Langenberg, Julia

Daughter.

Langenberg, Karen

Daughter.

Langenberg, Patricia

Wife.

Colleagues

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Burstein, Elias, 1917-2017

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Callen, Herbert B.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Drake, James (James F.)

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Fisher, Michael E. (Michael Ellis)

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Gates, S. James

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Griem, Hans R.

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kirtley, John R.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Lubensky, T. C.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Middleton, Roy, 1927-2004

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Misner, Charles W.

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Moyer, Burton J., 1912-1973

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Nierenberg, William Aaron, 1919-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Pinczuk, Aron

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.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Sagdeev, R. Z.

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

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

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Stiles, Phillip J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Williams, Ellen D.

Both employed at University of Maryland.

Institutions

Major Positions

Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (University of Pennsylvania)

Director.

Michigan State University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Distinguished Visiting Scientist.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Acting Director; Deputy Director; and Member, Advisory Committee on Research.

Université de Paris

Associate Professor.

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chancellor.

University of Maryland at College Park. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Physics.

University of Maryland, College Park

Chancellor.

University of Pennsylvania

Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research and Member, Board of Trustees.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Assistant Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

University of Pennsylvania. School of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Electrical Engineering.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

President.

American Physical Society

President.

Associated Universities, Inc.

Member, Board of Trustees.

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Visiting Professor.

Iowa State University

Obtained BS (1953).

National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

Chair, Board of Directors.

National Research Council (U.S.)

Chair, NAS-NAE Advisory Panel to the Cryogenics Division of the National Bureau of Standards.

Universität München

Guest Researcher, Center for Low Temperature Study.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1959). National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1955).

University of the District of Columbia

Member, Board of Trustees.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

The fundamental constants and quantum electrodynamics [by] B.N. Taylor, W.H. Parker [and] D.N. Langenberg.