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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Joel Louis Lebowitz

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Dates

May 10, 1930 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Lebowitz, Joel Louis, 1930-

Additional Forms of Names

Lebowitz, J. L. (Joel Louis), 1930-

Lebowitz, Joel L. (Joel Louis), 1930-

Biography

Abstract

Joel Louis Lebowitz is George William Hill Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Rutgers University, New Brunswick (1977-present). Other institutional affiliations include Yeshiva University and Stevens Institute of Technology. His research interests include statistical mechanics and mathematical physics.

Important Dates

May 10, 1930Birth (Taceva, Czechoslovakia), Tiachev (Ukraine).

1952Obtained BS, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.).

1955Obtained MS, Syracuse University, Syracuse (N.Y.).

1956Obtained PhD in Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse (N.Y.).

1956 – 1957National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Fellow, Yale University.

1957 – 1959Assistant Professor of Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology.

1957 – 1977Assistant Professor to Professor, Yeshiva University.

1975 – presentEditor-in-Chief, Journal of Statistical Physics, Springer-Verlag.

1977 – presentDirector, Center for Mathematical Sciences Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (N.J.).

1977 – presentGeorge William Hill Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (N.J.).

1980Member, National Academy of Sciences.

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

1985 – 1987President, International Union for Pure and Applied Physics.

Occupation

Mathematical physicist.

Places

Birth

Tiachev (Ukraine)

Undergraduate Education

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Syracuse (N.Y.)

Syracuse (N.Y.)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

New Brunswick (N.J.)

Subjects

Mathematical physics.

Statistical mechanics.

Statistical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Aizenman, Michael

Advised by Lebowitz at Yeshiva University, "Ergodic Theory in Statistical Mechanics," and both employed at Rutgers University.

Bergmann, Peter Gabriel

PhD advisor at University of Syracuse, "Statistical Mechanics of Nonequilibrium Processes."

Dürr, Detlef

Advised by Lebowitz at Rutgers University.

Maes, Christian

Advised by Lebowitz at Rutgers University.

Colleagues

Abrahams, Elihu

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

Both employed at Yale University.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Chabal, Yves Jean, 1952-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Cohen, Morrel H.

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Kruskal, Martin D. (Martin David), 1925-2006

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Maldacena, Juan Martin, 1968-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Perdew, John P.

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Seiberg, Nathan

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Zamolodchikov, A. B., 1952-

Both employed at Rutgers University.

Additional

Rothstein, Jerome, 1918-

Institutions

Major Positions

Rutgers University. Department of Mathematics

George William Hill Professor of Mathematics, and Director, Center for Mathematical Sciences Research.

Rutgers University. Department of Physics and Astronomy

George William Hill Professor of Physics.

Springer-Verlag

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Statistical Physics.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor of Physics.

Yeshiva University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Brooklyn College. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1952).

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

President.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Syracuse University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1955) and PhD in Physics (1956).

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Yale University. Physics Department

National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Fellow.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Jerome Rothstein papers, 1955-1974.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Fourth International Conference on Collective Phenomena / edited by Joel L. Lebowitz.

Frontiers of science: reports from the final international session of the Moscow Refusnik seminar / edited by Yuri B. Chernyak and Joel L. Lebowitz.

Joel Lebowitz curriculum vitae.

Journal of statistical physics: this special issue consists of papers dedicated to the memory of Lars Onsager / editor-in-chief, Joel L. Lebowitz.

Sixth International Conference on Collective Phenomena: reports from the Moscow Refusnik Seminar / edited by Inga Fischer-Hjalmars and Joel L. Lebowitz.

The equilibrium theory of classical fluids; a lecture note and reprint volume [edited by] Harry L. Frisch [and] Joel L. Lebowitz.