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Gene D. Sprouse

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Dates

May 7, 1941 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Sprouse, Gene D.

Biography

Abstract

Gene Sprouse is Distinguished Professor of Physics at State University of New York, Stony Brook (2006-present). He is also Editor-in-Chief of Physical Review (2007-present). Other institutional affiliations include Stanford University. His research interests include nuclear structure, neutral atom trapping, and laser spectroscopy of radioactive atoms.

Important Dates

May 7, 1941Birth, Litchfield (Ill.).

1963Obtained BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

1965Obtained MS, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1967 – 1970Research Associate in Physics (1967-1969) and Assistant Professor of Physics (1969-1970), Stanford University.

1968Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1970 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics (1970-1979); Professor of Physics (1979-2006); Director, Nuclear Structure Laboratory (1984-1987); Chair, Department of Physics (1990-1996); Director, Nuclear Structure Laboratory (1996-2007); and Distinguished Professor of Physics (2006-present), State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook (N.Y.).

1973 – 1974Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo.

1976Summer Physicist, Chalk River Nuclear Laboratory, Atomic Energy Canada, Ltd.

1977Visiting Associate, California Institute of Technology.

1984Fellow, American Physical Society.

2007 – presentEditor-in-Chief, Physical Review.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Litchfield (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Stony Brook (N.Y.)

Subjects

Laser spectroscopy.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear structure.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Hanna, Stanley S.

PhD advisor at Stanford University.

Colleagues

Bardeen, William A.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Blume, Martin, 1932-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Chodorow, Marvin

Both employed at Stanford University.

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

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Fairbank, William Martin, 1917-1989

Both employed at Stanford University.

Feibelman, Peter J.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Glimm, James

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Hänsch, T. W. (Theo W.), 1941-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990

Both employed at Stanford University.

Jacak, Barbara

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Jain, Jainendra K.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Kirkpatrick, Paul

Both employed at Stanford University.

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

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

McCoy, Barry M.

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Meyerhof, Walter E. (Walter Ernst), 1922-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schiff, Leonard I. (Leonard Isaac), 1915-1971

Both employed at Stanford University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Stanford University.

Van Nieuwenhuizen, Peter

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-

Both employed at Stanford University.

White, Robert M., 1938-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Wojcicki, Stanley G., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-

Both employed at State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Institutions

Major Positions

Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories

Summer Physicist.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1965) and PhD (1968). Research Associate in Physics; and Assistant Professor of Physics.

State University of New York at Stony Brook. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; Director, Nuclear Structure Laboratory; Department Chair; and Distinguished Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and Editor-in-Chief, Physical Review.

California Institute of Technology. Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy

Visiting Associate.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Obtained BS (1963).

Tōkyō Daigaku

Visiting Professor.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Celebrating 100 Years of Physical Review at the American Physical Society [sound recording], 2013 March 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA