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Biography

AbstractImportant DatesOccupationPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

R. G. Hamish Robertson

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Dates

October 3, 1943 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Robertson, R. G. Hamish, 1943-

Additional Forms of Names

Robertson, Hamish, 1943-

Robertson, Robert Graham Hamish, 1943-

Biography

Abstract

Hamish Robertson is Professor of Physics at the University of Washington. Other institutional affiliations include Los Alamos National Laboratory and Michigan State University's Cyclotron Laboratory. His research interests include weak interactions, atomic beam magnetic resonance, nuclear astrophysics, isobaric multiplets, nuclei far from stability, neutrino mass, solar neutrinos, neutrino mass from beta decay of tritium, and neutrino oscillations.

Important Dates

October 3, 1943Birth, Ottawa (Ont.).

1965Obtained BA and MA, Oxford University, Oxford (England).

1971Obtained PhD in Nuclear Physics, McMaster University., Hamilton (Ont.).

1971 – 1983Research Associate (1971-1972); Assistant Professor of Nuclear Physics (1972-1973); Associate Professor of Nuclear Physics (1973-1981); and Professor of Nuclear Physics (1981-1983), Cyclotron Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing (Mich.).

1975 – 1976Research Associate, Princeton University.

1979Visiting Scientist, Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories.

1980Visiting Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory.

1981 – 1994Staff Member (1981-1988) and Fellow (1988-1994), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos (N.M.).

1982Fellow, American Physical Society.

1994 – presentProfessor of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle (Wash.).

1997Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

2003Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

2003 – 2004Scientific Director, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

2004Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Ottawa (Ont.)

Undergraduate Education

Oxford (England)

Graduate Education

Oxford (England)

Hamilton (Ont.)

Employment

East Lansing (Mich.)

Los Alamos (N.M.)

Seattle (Wash.)

Subjects

Astrophysics.

Beta decay.

Neutrinos.

Nuclear physics.

Weak interactions (Nuclear physics).

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adelberger, Eric G.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Bardeen, James Maxwell, 1939-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bertsch, George F.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Clogston, Albert McCavour

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Dash, J. G., 1923-

Both employed at University of Washington.

Dehmelt, Hans

Both employed at University of Washington.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fisk, Zachary

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Fortson, E. Norval

Both employed at University of Washington.

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

Both employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and University of Washington.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Henley, Ernest M.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nelson, Ann E. (Ann Elizabeth)

Both employed at University of Washington.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at University of Washington.

Thouless, D. J.

Both employed at University of Washington.

Wheatley, John Charles

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Staff Member; Fellow; and Scientific Director, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Staff Member.

Michigan State University. Cyclotron Laboratory

Research Associate; Assistant Professor of Nuclear Physics; Associate Professor of Nuclear Physics; and Professor of Nuclear Physics.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Research Associate.

University of Washington. Department of Physics

Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 1997 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Argonne National Laboratory

Visiting Scientist.

Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories

Visiting Scientist.

McMaster University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Nuclear Physics (1971).

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of Oxford. Department of Physics

Obtained BA and MA (1965).

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