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Frank J. Sciulli

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Dates

August 22, 1938 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Sciulli, Frank J.

Additional Forms of Names

Sciulli, Frank

Biography

Abstract

Frank Sciulli is Pupin Professor of Physics Emeritus at Columbia University (2004-present). Other institutional affiliations include California Institute of Technology and University of Pennsylvania. His research interests have primarily been "in those aspects of elementary particles that relate to the tiniest constituents of matter and to the forces that the constituents use to communicate."

Important Dates

August 22, 1938Birth, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1960Obtained AB, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1961Obtained MS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1965Obtained PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1965 – 1966Research Associate in Particle Physics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1966 – 1982Research Fellow (1966-1968); Assistant Professor to Associate Professor (1969-1977); and Professor of Physics (1977-1982), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1982 – presentProfessor of Physics (1982-2001); Chair, Department of Physics (1988-1991); Pupin Professor of Physics (2001-2004); and Pupin Professor of Physics Emeritus (2004-present), Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1995Awarded W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

2009Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Birth

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Undergraduate Education

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Graduate Education

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Employment

Pasadena (Calif.)

New York (N.Y.)

Subjects

Elementary particles.

Hadrons.

Leptons (Nuclear physics).

Standard model (Nuclear physics).

Weak interactions (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bacher, Robert F. (Robert Fox), 1905-2004

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Brown, Harold, 1927-2019

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Burstein, Elias, 1917-2017

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Callen, Herbert B.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Columbia University.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuMond, Jesse W. M. (Jesse William Monroe), 1892-1976

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gates, S. James

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Hellwarth, Robert Willis, 1930-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Columbia University.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Kryder, Mark H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Lauritsen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lauritsen, Thomas, 1915-1973

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Middleton, Roy, 1927-2004

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Columbia University.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Primakoff, H. (Henry), 1914-1983

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rainwater, L. James (Leo James), 1917-1986

Both employed at Columbia University.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sachs, Allan M. (Allan Maxwell), 1921-1989

Both employed at Columbia University.

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

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

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Columbia University.

Teukolsky, Saul A. (Saul Arno), 1947-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tollestrup, Alvin

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tsuei, Chang C.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Will, Clifford M., 1946-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Wu, C. S. (Chien-shiung), 1912-1997

Both employed at Columbia University.

Zweig, George

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

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

Research Fellow; Assistant Professor to Associate Professor; and Professor of Physics.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Department Chair; Professor of Physics; Pupin Professor of Phyics; and Pupin Professor of Physics Emeritus.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

Obtained AB (1960), MS (1961), and PhD (1965). Research Associate in Particle Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1995 W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: FNAL-E-616: Measurement of Neutrino Structure Functions, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Oral history interview with Barry C. Barish, 1998 May-June.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA