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Robert Elwood Pollock

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Dates

March 2, 1936 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Pollock, Robert Elwood, 1936-

Biography

Abstract

Robert Pollock is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics at Indiana University (2001-present). Other institutional affiliations include Princeton University. His research interests include intermediate energy nuclear reactions, accelerator development, non neutral plasmas, and bean physics.

Important Dates

March 2, 1936Birth, Regina (Sask.).

1957Obtained BSc, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (Man.).

1959Obtained MA, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1963Obtained PhD in Physics, Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1963 – 1964National Research Council Canada Fellow, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell.

1964 – 1970Assistant Professor of Physics (1964-1969) and Research Physicist (1969-1970), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1970 – presentAssociate Professor to Professor, Cyclotron Facility (1970-1984); Acting Director and Director, Cyclotron Facility (1972-1984); Distinguished Professor of Physics (1985-2001); and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics (2001-present), Indiana University, Bloomington (Ill.).

1977 – 1980Member, Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, Office of Nuclear Physics, United States Department of Energy.

1992Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Regina (Sask.)

Undergraduate Education

Winnipeg (Man.)

Graduate Education

Princeton (N.J.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Bloomington (Ill.)

Subjects

Accelerators -- Design and construction.

Accelerators.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear reactions.

Plasma physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bertsch, George F.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Brown, G. E. (Gerald Edward), 1926-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Princeton University.

Cronin, James W., 1931-2016

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Girvin, Steven M.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Goodman, Charles D.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

MacDonald, A. H.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Mahan, Gerald D.

Both employed at Indiana University.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

York, James W., Jr., 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Indiana University Cyclotron Facility

Associate Professor to Professor and Acting Director and Director.

Indiana University, Bloomington. Department of Physics

Distinguished Professor of Physics and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Obtained MA (1959) and PhD (1963). Assistant Professor of Physics and Research Physicist.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1992 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Harwell, England)

National Research Council Canada Fellow.

United States. Department of Energy

Member, Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, Office of Nuclear Physics.

University of Manitoba

Obtained BSc (1957).

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