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Published as Subject

John P. McTague

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Dates

November 28, 1938 – June 7, 2013

Authorized Form of Name

McTague, John P.

Biography

Abstract

John McTague was Vice President of Laboratory Management, University of California (2001-2002). Other institutional affiliations include Ford Motor Company, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and University of California, Los Angeles. His research on dynamics and interactions in condensed matter included the first demonstrations of collision-induced light scattering, of hexatic ordering in two-dimensional systems, and of collective dynamics in monolayer films.

Important Dates

November 28, 1938Birth, Jersey City (N.J.).

1960Obtained BS in Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington (D.C.).

1964 – 1970Member, Technical Staff, North American Aviation, Inc.

1965Obtained PhD in Physical Chemistry, Brown University, Providence (R.I.).

1970 – 1982Assistant to Associate Professor of Chemistry (1970-1974); Member, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (1970-1982); and Professor of Chemistry (1974-1982), University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1982 – 1983Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University.

1982 – 1983Director, National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

1983 – 1986Deputy Director (1983-1985) and Acting Director (1986), Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President.

1986 – 1999Vice President, Research (1986-1990) and Vice President, Technical Affairs (1990-1999), Ford Motor Company, Dearborn (Mich.).

1994 – 1999Chair, Board of Overseers, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

1996 – 1999Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1998Awarded George E. Pake Prize, American Physical Society.

2001 – 2002Vice President, Laboratory Management, University of California.

June 7, 2013Death, Montecito (Calif.).

Occupation

Physical chemist.

Places

Birth

Jersey City (N.J.)

Undergraduate Education

Washington (D.C.)

Graduate Education

Providence (R.I.)

Employment

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Dearborn (Mich.)

Death

Montecito (Calif.)

Subjects

Chemistry.

Condensed matter.

Dynamics.

Light Scattering.

Physical chemistry.

Science and industry.

Relationships

People

Family

Bregenzer, Catherine

Daughter.

McCreary, Margaret

Daughter.

McTague, Kevin

Son.

Reilly, Carole Frances

Wife.

Sandoval, Maureen

Daughter.

Colleagues

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Samios, Nicholas P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Director, National Synchrotron Light Source.

Columbia University. Department of Chemistry

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry.

Ford Motor Company

Vice President, Research and Vice President, Technical Affairs.

North American Aviation

Member, Technical Staff.

United States. Office of Science and Technology Policy

Deputy Director and Acting Director.

University of California

Vice President, Laboratory Management.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Assistant to Associate Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1998 George E. Pake Prize.

Brown University. Department of Chemistry

Obtained PhD in Physical Chemistry (1965).

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Chair, Board of Overseers.

Georgetown University

Obtained BS in Chemistry (1960).

University of California, Los Angeles. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics.

Member.

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

Resources

Published Resources

Subject

Santa Barbara News-Press Obituary

UCLA Chemistry Obituary