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Biography

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M. Tigner

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Dates

April 22, 1937 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Tigner, M.

Additional Forms of Names

Tigner, Maury

Tigner, Maury, 1937-

Biography

Abstract

Maury Tigner is Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics Emeritus at Cornell University (1994-present). His research interests include accelerator physics and superconductivity.

Important Dates

April 22, 1937Birth, Middletown (N.Y.).

1958Obtained BS, Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

1963Obtained PhD in Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1963 – presentResearch Associate (1963-1968); Senior Research Associate in Physics (1968-1977); Professor of Physics (1977-1993); Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics (1993-1994); Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics Emeritus (1994-present); and Director, Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics (2000-2006), Cornell University, Ithaca (N.Y.).

1993Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

High energy physicist.

Places

Birth

Middletown (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Troy (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Employment

Ithaca (N.Y.)

Subjects

Accelerators.

Superconductivity.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005

Both employed at Cornell University.

Corson, Dale R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Davis, J. C. Séamus

Both employed at Cornell University.

Drell, Persis S.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Greisen, Kenneth

Both employed at Cornell University.

Kinoshita, T. (Toichiro)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Krumhansl, J. A. (James A.)

Both employed at Cornell University.

Lee, David M.

Both employed at Cornell University.

McDaniel, Boyce D. (Boyce Dawkins), 1917-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Mermin, N. David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Orlov, Yuri, 1924-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pandharipande, V. R.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Peoples, John, Jr.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Pohl, Robert O.

Both employed at Cornell University.

Reppy, John David

Both employed at Cornell University.

Richardson, Robert C. (Robert Coleman), 1937-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Susskind, Leonard

Both employed at Cornell University.

Tedrow, Paul, 1940-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Teukolsky, Saul A. (Saul Arno), 1947-

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Kenneth G. (Kenneth Geddes), 1936-2013

Both employed at Cornell University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Cornell University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Cornell University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD (1963). Research Associate; Senior Research Associate in Physics; Professor of Physics; Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics; Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics Emeritus; and Director, Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy

Obtained BS (1958).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Probes: CESR-CLEO: The CLEO Experiment at CESR, 1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Papers relating to the CLEO Experiment and the Origins of the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR).

In the possession of Maury Tigner at Cornell University.

Ithaca, NY, USA

Subject

Proceedings of the ECFA-RAL topical meeting : The challenge of ultra-high energies, 1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Subject

A personal history of CESR and CLEO : the Cornell Electron Storage Ring and its main particle detector facility / Karl Berkelman.