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Robert B. Meyer

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Dates

October 13, 1943 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Meyer, Robert B.

Additional Forms of Names

Meyer, R. B. (Robert B.)

Biography

Abstract

Robert Meyer is Professor of Physics at Brandeis University (1985-present). Other institutional affiliations include Harvard University. His research interests include liquid crystals, colloids, and polymers.

Important Dates

October 13, 1943Birth, St. Louis (Mo.).

1965Obtained BS, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1970Obtained PhD in Applied Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1970 – 1978Research Fellow and Lecturer (1970-1971) and Assistant Professor to Professor, Applied Physics (1971-1978), Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1977Visiting Professor, Nordita Fellow, Chalmers University, Goteborg, Sweden.

1978 – presentAssociate Professor (1978-1985) and Professor of Physics (1985-present), Brandeis University, Waltham (Mass.).

2006Awarded Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

St. Louis (Mo.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Waltham (Mass.)

Subjects

Applied physics and engineering.

Condensed matter.

Liquid crystals.

Polymers.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Turnbull, David, 1915-2007

PhD advisor at Harvard University, "Effects of Magnetic and Electric Fields on the Structure of Liquid Crystals."

Colleagues

Beasley, Malcolm

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Bode, Hendrik W. (Hendrik Wade), 1905-1982

Both employed at Harvard University.

Brooks, Harvey

Both employed at Harvard University.

Carrier, George F.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Clark, N. A. (Noel Anthony), 1940-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Emmons, H. W. (Howard W.)

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Martin, Paul Cecil, 1931-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Van Vleck, J. H. (John Hasbrouck), 1899-1980

Both employed at Harvard University.

Wu, Tai Tsun

Both employed at Harvard University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brandeis University. Department of Physics

Associate Professor and Professor of Physics.

Harvard University. Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Obtained PhD in Applied Physics (1970). Research Fellow and Lecturer and Assistant Professor to Professor, Applied Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2006 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.

Chalmers tekniska högskola. Institutionen för teknisk fysik

Visiting Professor, Nordita Fellow.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1965).

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