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Biography

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John Peoples

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Dates

January 22, 1933 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Peoples, John, Jr.

Biography

Abstract

John Peoples is a scientiest at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (1999-present). Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University and Cornell University. His research interests include high energy particle physics and accelerator technology.

Important Dates

January 22, 1933Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1955Obtained BSEE, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh (Pa.).

1955 – 1959Engineer, Martin Marietta Corporation.

1961Obtained MA, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1966Obtained PhD in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1966 – 1969Assistant Professor of Physics, Columbia University.

1969 – 1972Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, Cornell University.

1971 – presentPhysicist (1971-1985); Head, Research Division (1975-1980); Head, Antiproton Source Project, Research Division (1981-1987); Deputy Director (1987-1989); Director (1989-1999); and Scientist (1999-present), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia (Ill.).

1983Vice Chair, Division of Particles and Fields, American Physical Society.

1993 – 1994Director, Superconducting Super Collider.

1993 – 1997Chair, International Committee for Future Accelerators, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

1998 – 2003Director, Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

2010Awarded Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators, American Physical Society.

Occupation

High energy physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Batavia (Ill.)

Subjects

Accelerators.

Particle acceleration.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bardeen, William A.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at Columbia University.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Happer, William, 1939-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Huth, John Edward

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Jackson, Shirley Ann, 1946-

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kusch, Polykarp, 1911-1993

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at Columbia University and at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Lee, David M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Oddone, Piermaria J.

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pohl, Robert O.

Both employed at Cornell University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Reppy, John David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Richardson, Robert C. (Robert Coleman), 1937-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Columbia University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Columbia University.

Tigner, M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Tollestrup, Alvin

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth Geddes), 1936-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained MA (1961) and PhD (1966). Assistant Professor of Physics.

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor.

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Physicist; Head, Research Division; Head, Antiproton Source Project, Research Division; Deputy Director; Director; and Scientist.

Martin Marietta Corporation

Engineer.

Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Director.

Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory

Director.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Vice Chair, Division of Particles and Fields and received 2010 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators.

Carnegie Institute of Technology. College of Engineering

Obtained BSEE (1955).

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Chair, International Committee for Future Accelerators.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

John Peoples, Jr. collection, 1933-present.

Milton G. White History of Accelerators Room (WH-3SE) and Archives (WH-16NE)

Fermilab

PO Box 500, Batavia, IL 90510, USA

The Sloan digital sky survey [videorecording] : industrial scale astronomy / John Peoples.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Office of the Director records, 1965-1999.

Milton G. White History of Accelerators Room (WH-3SE) and Archives (WH-16NE)

Fermilab

PO Box 500, Batavia, IL 90510, USA