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Table of Contents

Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Subject

J. H. Malmberg

Photo

Dates

July 5, 1927 – November 17, 1992

Authorized Form of Name

Malmberg, J. H.

Additional Forms of Names

Malmberg, John H.

Malmberg, John Holmes

Biography

Abstract

John H. Malmberg was Professor of Physics at the University of California, San Diego (1967-1992). Other institutional affiliations included General Atomics. His research interests included plasma physics and ionized gases.

Important Dates

July 5, 1927Birth, Gettysburg (Pa.).

1949Obtained BS, Illinois State University, Normal (Ill.).

1951Obtained MS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1957Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1957 – 1969Researcher in Plasma Physics, General Atomics, San Diego (Calif.).

1967 – 1992Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego (Calif.).

1985Awarded James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society.

November 17, 1992Death, Del Mar (Calif.).

Occupation

Plasma physicist.

Places

Birth

Gettysburg (Pa.)

Undergraduate Education

Normal (Ill.)

Graduate Education

Champaign (Ill.)

Employment

San Diego (Calif.)

Death

Del Mar (Calif.)

Subjects

Ionized gases.

Plasma physics.

Plasma turbulence.

Relationships

People

Family

Malmberg, David

Son.

Malmberg, Lori

Daughter.

Malmberg, Vilma Ruth

Wife.

Advisors & Collaborators

Morales, George John

Advised by Malmberg at University of California, San Diego, "Linear sidebands."

Robinson, Clark S., 1917-1998

PhD advisor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Small Angle Photoproduction of Positive Pions from Hydrogen at 225 MEV."

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Creutz, E.

Both employed at General Atomics.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Both employed at General Atomics and University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at General Atomics and University of California, San Diego.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at General Atomics.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Institutions

Major Positions

GA (Series) (San Diego, Calif.)

Researcher in Plasma Physics.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1951) and PhD in Physics (1957).

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1985 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics.

Illinois State University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1949).

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

John Malmberg Los Angeles Times obituary.

John Malmberg University of California, San Diego obituary.