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Nicholas Read

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Dates

November 22, 1958 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Read, Nicholas

Biography

Abstract

Nicholas Read is Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Yale University (1995-present). Other institutional affiliations include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Brown University. His research is in quantum many-particle systems, a part of condensed matter physics.

Important Dates

November 22, 1958Birth, London (England).

1980Obtained BA in Mathematics, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1981Certificate of Advanced Study, Cambridge University, Cambridge (England).

1985 – 1986Research Fellow, Brown University.

1986Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics, Imperial College London, London (England).

1986 – 1987Research Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1988 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor (1988-1995) and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics (1995-present), Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

2002Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

London (England)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (England)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (England)

London (England)

Employment

New Haven (Conn.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Quantum Hall effect.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Yale University.

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

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan), 1926-2005

Both employed at Yale University.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Yale University.

Cooper, Leon N. (Leon Neil), 1930-

Both employed at Brown University.

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Yale University.

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hohenberg, Pierre C.

Both employed at Yale University.

Hughes, Vernon W.

Both employed at Yale University.

Iachello, F.

Both employed at Yale University.

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jain, Jainendra K.

Both employed at Yale University.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Klein, Martin J.

Both employed at Yale University.

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Sandweiss, Jack H.

Both employed at Yale University.

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stiles, Phillip J.

Both employed at Brown University.

Tauc, J. (Jan)

Both employed at Brown University.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Brown University. Department of Physics

Research Fellow.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Research Fellow.

Yale University. Physics Department

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and Professor of Physics.

Yale University. School of Engineering & Applied Science

Professor of Applied Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Awarded 2002 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Imperial College, London. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Theoretical Physics (1986).

University of Cambridge. Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Obtained BA in Mathematics (1980) and Certificate of Advanced Study (1981).

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