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S. Nagamiya

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Dates

May 24, 1944 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Biography

Abstract

Shoji Nagamiya is the Director of the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) (2006-present). Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University, University of Tokyo, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His research includes nuclear matter at extreme conditions using high-energy heavy-ion accelerators, and the search for new forms of matter such as highly excited hadronic matter and quark-gluon plasma.

Important Dates

May 24, 1944Birth, Hyōgo-ken (Japan).

1967Obtained BS, University of Tokyo, Tokyo (Japan).

1972Obtained PhD in Physics, Osaka University, Osaka (Japan).

1972 – 1975Sakkokai Foundation Fellow, University of Toyko, Tokyo (Japan).

1975 – 1982Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

1982 – 1988Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, Tokyo (Japan).

1982 – 1996Member, Program Advisory Committee, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK).

1985 – 1987Chair, Nuclear Physics Committee of Japan.

1985 – 1987Adjunct Professor, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK).

1985 – 1990Member, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) Policy Committee, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

1986 – 1989Member, Visiting Committee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

1986 – 1998Professor of Physics (1986-1998) and Chair, Department of Physics (1991-1994), Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1987 – 1991Member, Visiting Committee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

1988 – 1991Adjunct Professor, Institute for Nuclear Studies, University of Tokyo.

1993 – 1996Member, Program Advisory Committee, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

1994 – presentAdjunct Professor, Waseda University.

1997 – presentProfessor, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies (1997-2006) and Director, Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC) (2006-present), High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Tsukuba (Japan : Academic community).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Hyōgo-ken (Japan)

Undergraduate Education

Tokyo (Japan)

Graduate Education

Osaka (Japan)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Tokyo (Japan)

New York (N.Y.)

Tsukuba (Japan : Academic community)

Subjects

Colliders (Nuclear physics).

Heavy ion accelerators

Heavy ions.

Nuclear physics.

Plasma accelerators.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Columbia University.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

Diamond, R. M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lee, Yuan Tseh, 1936-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lyneis, Claude, 1943-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Nygren, David R.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Columbia University.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rosenfeld, Arthur H., 1926-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Columbia University.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Weinberg, Erick J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Department Chair and Professor of Physics.

Kō-enerugī Kasokuki Kenkyū Kikō (Japan)

Professor, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies; Director, Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC); Member, Program Advisory Committee; and Adjunct Professor.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Staff Scientist and Member, Visiting Committee.

Tōkyō Daigaku

Obtained BS (1967). Sakkokai Foundation Fellow; Associate Professor; and Adjunct Professor, Institute for Nuclear Studies.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Member, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) Policy Committee and Member, Progrma Advisory Committee.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Member, Visiting Committee.

Ōsaka Daigaku

Obtained PhD in Physics (1972).

Waseda Daigaku

Adjunct Professor.

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