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Institutional History

AbstractImportant DatesPlacesSubjects

Relationships

PeopleInstitutions

Resources

Archival as SubjectPublished as Author

Carnegie-Mellon University. Physics Department

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Dates

1967 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Carnegie-Mellon University. Physics Department

Additional Forms of Names

Carnegie-Mellon University. Physics Dept.

Institutional History

Abstract

Created in 1967 after the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research merged to form Carnegie-Mellon University. The department has grown into an outstanding research department with research being done in various areas including surface physics, biophysics, nanophysics, astrophysics, and cosmology.

Important Dates

1964 – 1982James Langer was on faculty.

1967Carnegie Institute of Technology and Mellon Institute of Industrial Research merged to form Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh (Pa.).

1967 – 1969Otto Stern was on faculty.

1967 – 2015Lincoln Wolfenstein was on faculty.

1967 – presentRobert Griffiths has been on faculty.

1968 – 1993Clarence Zener was on faculty.

1993 – presentRobert White has been on faculty.

Places

Headquarters

Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Subjects

Physics -- Study and teaching.

Relationships

People

Employees & Officers

Griffiths, R. B. (Robert Budington)

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Otto Stern University Professor of Physics.

Langer, James S.

Assistant Professor to Professor and Associate Dean, Mellon Institute of Science.

Schramm, David N.

Distinguished Visiting Professor.

Stern, Otto, 1888-1969

Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Wolfenstein, L. (Lincoln)

Professor of Physics; University Professor of Physics; and University Professor of Physics Emeritus.

Associates & Members

Anthony, Thomas Richard, 1941-

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Pople, John A., 1925-2004

Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Zener, Clarence, 1905-

University Professor of Physics.

Institutions

Institutional Hierarchy

Carnegie Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

In 1967 merged with Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie-Mellon University.

Carnegie-Mellon University

Associates

American Institute of Physics. Center for History of Physics

Participated in the study of multi-institutional collaborations.

Resources

Archival Resources

Subject

Oral history interview with Clarence Melvin Zener, 1981 April 1.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1981 January 26, 27, March 24 and 1982 March 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frederick Seitz, 1982 October 6 and 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Thomas Richard Anthony, 2007 July 17.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Valentine Bargmann, 1984 April 12.

Seeley G. Mudd Library

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544

Oral history interviews. Geophysics and Oceanography: Greenland Ice Sheet Project (GISP), 1992-1994.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

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

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: BNL-E-643: Experimental Studies of Antiprotonic Atoms in Gaseous H2 and He, and in liquid H2, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: BNL-E-654: Search for Charmed Particles During Test Phase, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interviews. High-Energy Physics. Selected Experiments: SLAC-PEP-004-009: The Time Projection Chamber and 2-Gamma Detector at PEP, 1990-1991.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Sir John A. Pople papers, 1930-2004 (bulk 1965-2000).

The Donald F. and Mildred Topp Othmer Library of Chemical History.

Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702, USA

Published Resources

Author

B physics at hadron machines : 9th International Conference on B Physics at Hadron Machines : Beauty 2003 : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 14-18 October 2003 / editors, Manfred Paulini, Samim Erhan ; sponsoring organizations, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. National Science Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University.

Meson-nuclear physics, 1976 : Carnegie-Mellon Conference / editors, P. D. Barnes, R. A. Eisenstein, L. S. Kisslinger.