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Erick J. Weinberg

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Dates

August 29, 1947 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Weinberg, Erick J.

Biography

Abstract

Erick Weinberg is Professor of Physics at Columbia University (1987-present). His research interests include elementary particle theory, quantum field theory, cosmological phase transitions, and classical black holes.

Important Dates

August 29, 1947Birth, Ossining (N.Y.).

1968Obtained BS, Manhattan College, Riverdale (New York, N.Y.).

1969Obtained MA, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1973Obtained PhD in Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge (Mass.).

1973 – 1975Member, Institute for Advanced Study.

1975 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics (1975-1987); Professor of Physics (1987-present); and Chair, Department of Physics (2002-2006), Columbia University, New York (N.Y.).

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Ossining (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Riverdale (New York, N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Cambridge (Mass.)

Employment

New York (N.Y.)

Subjects

Black holes (Astronomy).

Cosmology.

Elementary particles.

Quantum field theory.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

PhD advisor at Harvard University, "Radiative corrections as the origin of spontaneous symmetry breaking."

Colleagues

Adler, Stephen L.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Bahcall, John N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Christ, Norman

Both employed at Columbia University.

Dashen, Roger F.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Devons, Samuel

Both employed at Columbia University.

Dyson, Freeman J.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Feinberg, Gerald, 1933-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Foley, Henry Michael, 1917-1982

Both employed at Columbia University.

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Kahn, Steven Michael

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lederman, Leon M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Lee, T. D., 1926-

Both employed at Columbia University.

Luttinger, Joaquin M.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Millis, Andrew J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Morse, Marston, 1892-1977

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Nagamiya, S. (Shoji)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Novick, Robert

Both employed at Columbia University.

Pinczuk, Aron

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rabi, I. I. (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rainwater, L. James (Leo James), 1917-1986

Both employed at Columbia University.

Rosenbluth, M. N.

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

Both employed at Columbia University.

Sciulli, Frank J.

Both employed at Columbia University.

Serber, R. (Robert)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Spencer, Thomas, 1946-

Both employed at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Störmer, Horst

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wick, G. C. (Gian Carlo)

Both employed at Columbia University.

Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000

Both employed at Columbia University.

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

Both employed at Columbia University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Columbia University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Department Chair.

Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)

Member.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Obtained MA (1969) and PhD (1973).

Manhattan College.

Obtained BS (1968).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Gravity Research Foundation essays and abstracts, 1949-2016.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

QFT and QCD: past, present, and future [videorecording], 2005 March 18 and 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Columbia University Department of Physics Historical Records, 1862-1997.

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Columbia University

Butler Library, 6th Floor East, New York, NY 10027, USA