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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Published as Author

T. M. O'Neil

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Dates

September 2, 1940 – present

Authorized Form of Name

O'Neil, T. M. (Thomas Michael), 1940-

Additional Forms of Names

O'Neil, Thomas Michael, 1940-

Biography

Abstract

Thomas O'Neil is Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego (1967-present). Other institutional affiliations include General Atomics. His research interests include plasmas with a single sign of change (nonneutral plasmas).

Important Dates

September 2, 1940Birth, Hibbing (Minn.).

1962Obtained BS, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach (Calif.).

1964Obtained MS, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1965Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1965 – 1967Research Physicist, General Atomics.

1967 – presentAssistant Professor to Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.).

1979 – 1983Division Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters.

1980 – 1983Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas, Austin.

1983 – 1986Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

1996Awarded James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Theoretical plasma physicist.

Places

Birth

Hibbing (Minn.)

Undergraduate Education

Long Beach (Calif.)

Graduate Education

La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)

Employment

La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.)

Subjects

Plasma (Ionized gases).

Plasma physics.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Alfvén, Hannes

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Booker, Henry G.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Brueckner, Keith A.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Creutz, E.

Both employed at General Atomics.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at General Atomics.

Dynes, Robert C.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Eigler, Donald

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Feher, George, 1924-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Hellman, Frances

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Lang, Norton D.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Malmberg, J. H.

Both employed at General Atomics and University of California, San Diego.

Maple, M. Brian, 1939-

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Matthias, Bernd T., 1918-1980

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Onuchic, José

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Rostoker, Norman

Both employed at General Atomics.

Sham, L. J.

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Suhl, Harry

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Webb, R. A. (Richard Alan)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Weeks, John David

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at University of California, San Diego.

Institutions

Major Positions

GA (Series) (San Diego, Calif.)

Research Physicist.

University of California, San Diego. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1964) and PhD (1965). Assistant Professor to Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Division Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters and received 1996 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics.

California State University, Long Beach

Obtained BS (1962).

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

University of Texas at Austin. Institute for Fusion Studies

Member, Advisory Board.

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Nonlinear plasma theory / R.Z. Sagdeev and A.A. Galeev ; revised and edited by T.M. O'Neil, D.L. Book.