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Robert Bruce Wiringa

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Dates

1950 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Wiringa, Robert Bruce

Additional Forms of Names

Wiringa, Robert B.

Biography

Abstract

Robert Wiringa is Senior Physicist at Argonne National Laboratory (2000-present). His research interests include the nucleon-nucleon and three-nucleon interactions, quantum Monte Carlo calculations of nuclear structure and reactions, and variational studies of dense nucleon matter and neutron stars.

Important Dates

1950Birth, Houston (Tex.).

1972Obtained BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy (N.Y.).

1974Obtained MS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1978Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana (Ill.).

1978 – 1980Research Associate, Los Alamos Laboratory.

1981 – presentResearch Associate (1981-1983); Assistant Physicist (1983-1987); Physicist (1987-1999); Chief, Theory Group, Physics Division (1994-2001); and Senior Physicist (2000-present), Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont (Ill.).

1993Visiting Associate and Lecturer, California Institute of Technology.

1999Fellow, American Physical Society.

2003 – 2005Member, National Advisory Committee, Institute for Nuclear Theory, Seattle.

2010Awarded Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Houston (Tex.)

Undergraduate Education

Troy (N.Y.)

Graduate Education

Urbana (Ill.)

Employment

Lemont (Ill.)

Subjects

Neutron stars.

Nuclear physics.

Nuclear structure.

Nucleon-nucleon interactions.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Abrikosov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Alekseevich)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Agnew, Harold M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Bollinger, Lowell M. (Lowell Moyer)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Bowman, J. D. (J. David)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Campbell, David K.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Campuzano, Juan Carlos

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Crabtree, G. W.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Duffield, Robert B.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Eastman, Dean E. (Dean Eric)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Feigenbaum, Mitchell J.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Freedman, Stuart J.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Grunder, Hermann

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Haxton, Wick C.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Hecker, Siegfried S.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Holt, R. J. (Roy J.)

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Isaacs, Eric D.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Kerr, Donald M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Keyworth, George A., II, 1939-

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Knapp, Edward A.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Massey, Walter E.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Moss, Joel M.

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Pieper, Steven C.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Robinson, C. Paul

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Rosner, Robert

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schiffer, John P.

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Schriesheim, Alan

Both employed at Argonne National Laboratory.

Zweig, George

Both employed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

Argonne National Laboratory

Research Associate; Assistant Physicist; Physicist; Chief, Theory Group, Physics Division; and Senior Physicist.

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

Visiting Associate and Lecturer.

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Research Associate.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Fellow and received 2010 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.

Institute for Nuclear Theory (U.S.)

Member, National Advisory Committee.

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

Obtained BS (1972).

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Obtained MS (1974) and PhD in Physics (1978).

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