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Biography

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Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Mark B. Wise

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Dates

November 9, 1953 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Wise, Mark B., 1953-

Additional Forms of Names

Wise, Mark Brian, 1953-

Biography

Abstract

Mark Wise is John A. McCone Professor of High Energy Physics at California Institute of Technology (1992-present). His research interests include elementary particle physics and cosmology.

Important Dates

November 9, 1953Birth, Montréal (Québec).

1976Obtained BSc, University of Toronto, Toronto (Ont.).

1977Obtained MS, University of Toronto, Toronto (Ont.).

1980Obtained PhD in Physics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1980 – 1983Junior Fellow, Society of Fellow, Harvard University.

1984 – presentAssistant Professor to Professor (1984-1992) and John A. McCone Professor of High Energy Physics (1992-present), California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (Calif.).

1992 – 1995Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

2001Awarded J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, American Physical Society.

2007Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Theoretical physicist.

Places

Birth

Montréal (Québec)

Undergraduate Education

Toronto (Ont.)

Graduate Education

Toronto (Ont.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Pasadena (Calif.)

Subjects

Cosmology.

Elementary particles.

Theoretical physics.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Anderson, Carl D. (Carl David), 1905-1991

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Barish, B. C. (Barry Clark), 1936-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Bloembergen, N.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Boehm, Felix

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Christy, Robert F.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Coleman, Sidney, 1937-2007

Both employed at Harvard University.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-1994

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Eisenstein, James P. (James Philip)

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 1918-1988

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Fowler, William A.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Furry, W. H. (Wendell Hinkle), 1907-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Gell-Mann, Murray

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Georgi, Howard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glashow, Sheldon L.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Glauber, Roy J., 1925-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Halperin, Bertrand I.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Kimble, H. Jeff (Harry Jeffrey), 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Koonin, Steven E.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Lange, Andrew

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Leighton, Robert B.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Martin, Paul Cecil, 1931-

Both employed at Harvard University.

McKeown, R. D.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Nelson, David R., 1951-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Polchinski, Joseph Gerard

Both employed at Harvard University.

Politzer, H. David, 1949-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Pound, Robert V.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Purcell, Edward M.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ramsey, Norman, 1915-2011

Both employed at Harvard University.

Schwarz, John H.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Harvard University.

Street, Jabez Curry, 1906-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Thorne, Kip S.

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at Harvard University.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at Harvard University.

Ye, Jun, 1967-

Both employed at California Institute of Technology.

Institutions

Major Positions

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

Assistant Professor to Professor and John A. McCone Professor of High Energy Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 2001 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

Harvard University. Department of Physics

Junior Fellow, Society of Fellows.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Stanford University. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1980).

University of California, Santa Barbara. Institute for Theoretical Physics

Member, Advisory Board.

University of Toronto. Department of Physics

Obtained BSc (1976) and MS (1977).

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Joseph Polchinski, 2009 March 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

From physical concept to mathematical structure : an introduction to theoretical physics / Lynn E.H. Trainor and Mark B. Wise.