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Douglas J. Scalapino

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Dates

December 10, 1933 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Scalapino, Douglas J.

Biography

Abstract

Douglas Scalapino is Research Professor of Physics at University of California, Santa Barbara (2005-present). Other institutional affiliations include University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include superconductivity and magnetism.

Important Dates

December 10, 1933Birth, San Francisco (Calif.).

1955Obtained BS, Yale University, New Haven (Conn.).

1961Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1961 – 1962Research Associate in Physics, Washington University, St. Louis.

1962 – 1969Research Associate (1962-1964); Assistant Professor of Physics (1964-1966); Associate Professor of Physics (1966-1968); and Professor of Physics (1968-1969), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Pa.).

1963 – 2003Consultant, E. I. Dupont de Nemours and Co., Inc..

1966Fellow, American Physical Society.

1968 – presentVisiting Professor (1968-1969); Professor of Physics (1969-2005) and Research Professor of Physics (2005-present), University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (Calif.).

1976 – 1979Member, Board of Trustees, Aspen Center for Physics.

1983 – 1984Chair, Division of Condensed Matter, American Physical Society.

1987 – presentMember, Science Advisory Board, Superconductor Technologies, Inc..

1989 – 1992Member, Materials Research Advisory Committee, National Science Foundation.

1989 – 1992Consultant, International Business Machines (IBM).

1991Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1991 – 2000Condensed Matter Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

1992Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1998Awarded Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

San Francisco (Calif.)

Undergraduate Education

New Haven (Conn.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Santa Barbara (Calif.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Magnetism.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Jaynes, E. T. (Edwin T.)

PhD advisor at Stanford Univeristy, "Irreversible Statistical Mechanics and the Principle of Maximum Entropy."

Schrieffer, J. R. (John Robert), 1931-

Post-doc advisor at University of Pennsylvania and both employed at University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Santa Barbara.

Colleagues

Ahlers, G. (Günter)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Awschalom, D. (David)

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Burstein, Elias, 1917-2017

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Callen, Herbert B.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Feenberg, Eugene

Both employed at Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.).

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hartle, J. B. (James B.)

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Santa Barbara.

Horowitz, Gary T., 1955-

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kivelson, Steven

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kohn, Walter, 1923-2016

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Langer, James S.

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

MacDonald, Gordon J. (Gordon James), 1929-2002

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Middleton, Roy, 1927-2004

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Peale, Stanton Jerrold

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Primakoff, H. (Henry), 1914-1983

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at University of Pennsylvania.

Strominger, Andrew Eben

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stubbs, Christopher

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Additional

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Institutions

Major Positions

University of California, Santa Barbara. Department of Physics

Visiting Professor; Professor of Physics; and Research Professor of Physics.

University of Pennsylvania. Department of Physics and Astronomy

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

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Department of Physics

Research Associate.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow.

American Physical Society

Chair, Division of Condensed Matter; Fellow; and received 1998 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.

Aspen Center for Physics

Member, Board of Trustees.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

Consultant.

IBM Research

Consultant.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Condensed Matter Fellow.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Member, Materials Research Advisory Committee.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1961).

Yale University. Physics Department

Obtained BS (1955).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

60 Years since BCS and 30 Years since Woodstock [sound recording], 2017 March 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Excerpts from a Georgetown University Summer School course on the science and technology of superconductivity [videorecording] / recorded by Georgetown University ; 1971.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with P. W. Anderson [videorecording] : 1999-2002.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA