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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

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PeopleInstitutions

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B. Zumino

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Dates

April 28, 1923 – June 21, 2014

Authorized Form of Name

Zumino, B. (Bruno), 1923-2014

Additional Forms of Names

Zumino, Bruno, 1923-2014

Biography

Abstract

Bruno Zumino was Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley (1981-1994). Other institutional affiliations include New York University (NYU) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Together with Julius Wess, Zumino is partially responsible for the development of supersymmetry in four space-time dimensions.

Important Dates

April 28, 1923Birth, Rome (Italy).

1945Obtained DSc in Physics, University of Rome, Rome (Italy).

1951 – 1968Research Associate in Physics (1951-1953) and Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics (1953-1968), New York University, New York (N.Y.).

1968 – 1981Senior Researcher, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva (Switzerland).

1981 – 2014Professor of Physics (1981-1994) and Professor Emeritus of Physics (1994-2014), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1984 – 1987Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1988Awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, American Physical Society.

June 21, 2014Death, Berkeley (Calif.).

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Rome (Italy)

Graduate Education

Rome (Italy)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

Geneva (Switzerland)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Death

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Supergravity.

Supersymmetry.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Family

Gaillard, Mary K.

Second wife, and both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Zumino, Concetta Bruno

Mother.

Zumino, Romeo Achille

Father.

Zumino, Shirley Noakes

First wife. Married 1968-1975.

Advisors & Collaborators

Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

Post-Doctorate advisor at Max Planck Institute, Göttingen.

Wess, Julius

Collaborated on the research of supersymmetry.

Colleagues

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Bederson, Benjamin

Both employed at New York University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chemla, D. S.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jackson, John David, 1925-2016

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Louie, Steven G., 1949-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

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

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Murnane, Margaret

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Price, Paul Buford

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Richards, Paul L. (Paul Linford)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Riess, Adam, 1969-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at New York University.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shapiro, Marjorie

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Shen, Y. R.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Smoot, George

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Spruch, Larry

Both employed at New York University.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Townes, Charles H.

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.

Additional

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Institutions

Major Positions

European Organization for Nuclear Research

Senior Researcher.

New York University. Department of Physics

Research Associate and Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics and Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1988 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

Università di Roma

Obtained DSc in Physics (1945).

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Bruno Zumino lecture notes on supersymmetry and supergravity, 1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Stanley Deser, 2011 March 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

"Bruno Zumino: 1923-2014", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences.

Bruno Zumino Daily Californian obituary.

Bruno Zumino New York Times obituary.

Bruno Zumino Physics Today obituary.

Bruno Zumino UC Berkeley obituary.