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Nicholas P. Samios

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Dates

March 15, 1932 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Samios, Nicholas P.

Biography

Abstract

Nicholas Samios is Distinguished Senior Scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory (1997-present). Other institutional affiliations include Columbia University. His research interests include the Standard Model of particle physics, strong interactions, phi meson and omega minus baryon, and neutrino interactions.

Important Dates

March 15, 1932Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1953Obtained AM, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1956 – 1959Instructor in Physics, Columbia University.

1957Obtained PhD in Physics, Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

1959 – presentAssistant Physicist to Senior Physicist (1959-1997); Chair, Division of Particles and Fields (1975-1976); Chair, Department of Physics (1975-1981); Deputy Director, High-Energy and Nuclear Physics (1981-1982); Director (1982-1997); Distinguished Senior Scientist (1997-present); Deputy Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center (1998-2003); and Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center (2003-present), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton (N.Y.).

1982Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1993Awarded W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Particle physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

New York (N.Y.)

Employment

Upton (N.Y.)

Subjects

Neutrinos.

Particles (Nuclear physics).

Quark models.

Standard model (Nuclear physics).

Strong interactions (Nuclear physics)

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Adair, Robert K., 1924-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Aronson, Samuel, 1942-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Booth, Eugene

Both employed at Columbia University.

Brillouin, Léon, 1889-1969

Both employed at Columbia University.

Casten, R.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Chaudhari, Praveen, 1937-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Cool, Rodney L. (Rodney Lee), 1920-1988

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Courant, Ernest D. (Ernest David), 1920-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Cummins, Herman Z., 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Davis, Raymond, 1914-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Frazer, Benjamin Chalmers

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Gertrude S. -1998

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Goudsmit, Samuel A. (Samuel Abraham), 1902-1978

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Johnson, Peter D., 1952-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Both employed at Columbia University.

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.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at Columbia University.

Marburger, John H., III (John Harmen), 1941-2011

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

McTague, John P.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Palmer, Robert B., 1934-

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Pegram, George Braxton, 1876-1958

Both employed at Columbia University.

Poskanzer, Arthur M.

Both employed at Brookhaven 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.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Columbia University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Shirane, G.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Steinberger, J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Tape, Gerald Frederick, 1915-2005

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Thomas, Llewellyn Hilleth, 1903-1992

Both employed at Columbia University.

Townes, Charles H.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Vineyard, G. H.

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Warburton, Ernest Keeling

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Assistant Physicist to Senior Physicist; Chair, Division of Particles and Fields; Chair, Department of Physics; Deputy Director, High-Energy and Nuclear Physics; Director; Distinguished Senior Scientist; Deputy Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center; and Director, RIKEN BNL Research Center.

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Obtained AM (1953) and PhD (1957). Instructor in Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1993 W. K. H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Selected talks from the International Conference on the History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics [sound recording] / 1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Selected talks from the International Conference on the History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics [sound recording], 1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Brookhaven Associate Director for High Energy and Nuclear Physics records, 1960-[ongoing].

BNL Bldg. 510-A. Office of the Associate Director for High Energy and Nuclear Physics

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Upton, Long Island, NY 11973, USA

Leon Lederman retirement symposium [videorecording].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

"Early Baryon and Meson Spectroscopy Culminating in the Discovery of the Omega-Minus and Charmed Baryons," in The Rise of the Standard Model: Particle Physics in the 1960s and 1970s, ed. Lillian Hoddeson, Laurie Brown, Michael Riordan, and Max Dresden (New York: Cambridge University Press: 1997), 525-541