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David R. Nygren

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Dates

unknown – present

Authorized Form of Name

Nygren, David R.

Biography

Abstract

David Nygren is Distinguished Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University. His research interests are in the field of elementary particle physics.

Important Dates

1960Obtained BA, Whitman College, Walla Walla (Wash.).

1967Obtained PhD, University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1967 – 1973Research Associate, Nevis Laboratory (1967-1969) and Associate Professor of Physics (1969-1973), Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1973 – 2014Division Fellow (1973-1975); Senior Physicist (1975-2000); and Distinguished Scientist (2000-present), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (Calif.).

1998Awarded W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

2000Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2014 – presentPresidential Distinguished Professor, University of Texas Arlington.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Undergraduate Education

Walla Walla (Wash.)

Graduate Education

Seattle (Wash.)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

Berkeley (Calif.)

Subjects

Elementary particles.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at Columbia University.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Chu, Steven

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Clarke, John, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Cohen, Marvin L.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

Diamond, R. M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Dunning, John R. (John Ray), 1907-1975

Both employed at Columbia University.

Falcone, Roger W.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lederman, Leon M.

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 and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Perlman, Isadore

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Perlmutter, Saul

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

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.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sessler, A. M. (Andrew Marienhoff)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shank, C. V. (Charles V.)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Smith, Neville, 1942-2006

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Stephens, F. S. (Frank Samuel)

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

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

Associate Professor of Physics.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Division Fellow and Senior Physicist.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Senior Physicist and Distinguished Scientist.

Nevis Laboratories

Research Associate.

University of Texas at Arlington. College of Science

Presidential Distinguished Professor.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1998 W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1967).

Whitman College

Obtained BA (1960).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: SLAC-PEP-004-009: The Time Projection Chamber and 2-Gamma Detector at PEP, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA