## Physics professors

José Leite Lopes (b. October 28, 1918, Recife, Pernambuco), noted Brazilian theoretical physicist in the field of quantum mechanics. ...more on Wikipedia about "José Leite Lopes"

Jun Kondo (近藤 淳 Kondō Jun, born on February 6 1936) is a theoretical physicist in Japan. His research is famous as the Kondo effect. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jun Kondo"

Kerson Huang ( ), who grew up in Guangzhou, China is Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT. His name, however, is mostly familiar to Chinese readers as the translator of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám. Huang rendered, or rather adapted, Edward Fitzgerald's famous adaptation into elegant classical Chinese verse when he was a young postgraduate of physics. The book had been out-of-print for years, but was reprinted in Taiwan in 1989. Today the edition is widely available in public libraries in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and has attracted many new readers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kerson Huang"

Leroy William Dubeck (b. March 1, 1939, in Orange, NJ) is a chess master and a chess politician and a Professor of Physics. Dubeck also writes science fiction. (Some say he teaches fiction, too.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Leroy Dubeck"

Malcolm Beasley is a professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University. He is known for his research related to superconductivity. He has served on the Jan Schon commission, where he helped determine that Schon fabricated his data. ...more on Wikipedia about "Malcolm Beasley"

Malcolm John Perry, (born November 13 1951) is a theoretical physicist. Perry is a professor of theoretical physics at the University of Cambridge. His research concerns general relativity and quantum gravity. ...more on Wikipedia about "Malcolm Perry (physicist)"

Manfred Hermann Wagner (born 1948) is the author of Wagner model and the Molecular Stress Function theory for polymer rheology. ...more on Wikipedia about "Manfred Wagner"

Maria Göppert-Mayer ( June 28, 1906 - February 20, 1972) was born Maria Göppert in Katowice (then in Germany, now part of Poland) and became one of the few women to receive a Nobel Prize in Physics. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maria Goeppert-Mayer"

Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck ( April 23, 1858 – October 4, 1947) was one of the most important German physicists of the late 19th and early 20th century; he is considered to be the inventor of quantum theory. ...more on Wikipedia about "Max Planck"

Melba Newell Phillips ( 1907 - 2004) was an American physicist and science educator. She compeleted her doctoral studies under J. Robert Oppenheimer and was also known for refusing to testify before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on internal security, her actions leading to her dismissal by Brooklyn College. ...more on Wikipedia about "Melba Phillips"

Michael Boris Green is a physicist who is one of the heroes of string theory. After many years in collaboration with John Schwarz they discovered the anomaly cancellation in type I string theory in 1984. This insight initiated the First Superstring Revolution. He has also worked on Dirichlet boundary conditions in string theory which led to the discovery of D-branes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Michael Green (physicist)"

Murray Gell-Mann (born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles. Born on New York's Lower East Side, Gell-Mann quickly revealed himself as a child prodigy. Propelled by an intense boyhood curiosity and love for nature, he entered Yale at fifteen after graduating valedictorian from the Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School. By age twenty-three he had ignited a revolution, laying bare in his groundbreaking work the strange beauty of the minute particles that make up reality ** . ...more on Wikipedia about "Murray Gell-Mann"

Paul Ginsparg is a physicist widely known for his development of the ArXiv.org e-print archive. Since 2001 he has been a professor at Cornell University. The pre-print archive was developed while he was a member of staff of Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1990– 2001. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paul Ginsparg"

Peter Ware Higgs (born May 29, 1929), FRSE, FRS, until recently held a personal chair in theoretical physics at the University of Edinburgh and is now an emeritus professor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peter Higgs"

Sir Peter Mansfield FRS, (born October 9, 1933), is a British physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The Nobel Prize was shared with Paul Lauterbur who also contributed to the development of MRI. Dr. Mansfield is a professor at the University of Nottingham. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peter Mansfield"

Richard Phillips Feynman ( May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) ( surname pronounced FINE-man; in IPA) was one of the most influential American physicists of the 20th century, expanding greatly the theory of quantum electrodynamics. As well as being an inspiring lecturer and amateur musician, he helped in the development of the atomic bomb and was later a member of the panel which investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. For his work on quantum electrodynamics, Feynman was one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics for 1965, along with Julian Schwinger and Shin-Ichiro Tomonaga. ...more on Wikipedia about "Richard Feynman"

Rudolf Grimm (born 10 November 1961 in Mannheim, Germany) is a professor of experimental physics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and scientific director at the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. His research is focused on ultracold atomic quantum gases. In fall 2002, his team created the first Bose-Einstein condensate of caesium atoms. In summer 2003, the group reported on the creation of a pure molecular quantum gas of cesium dimers and, in November 2003, on the first Bose-Einstein condensate of molecules (simultaneously with Deborah S. Jin's group at JILA, Boulder). In 2004, his research team performed a series of key experiments on the superfluidity of Fermi gases: the reversible crossover from a molecular Bose-Einstein condensate to a degenerate Fermi gas, studies of ...more on Wikipedia about "Rudolf Grimm"

Sergei Kopeikin (born April 10, 1956) is a USSR-born physicist presently living and working in the United States, where he holds the position of Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC). He specializes in the study of gravity and general relativity, and in September 2002 he led a team which controversially claimed to be the first to have measured the speed of gravity. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sergei Kopeikin"

Sidney Coleman is an eminent theoretical physicist. He is professor emeritus at Harvard University and the author of the classic Aspects of Symmetry. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sidney Coleman"

Steve Shenker is a theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is a professor of physics at Stanford University. Shenker obtained his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He became well known for his work on phase transitions in lattice gauge theory with Eduardo Fradkin in 1979. He then turned his attention to string theory when it became popular in the early 1980s. Among other contributions, he was the first person who identified nonperturbative effects of the theory and their scaling as $exp\left(-C/g\right)$, using ideas about quantum tunneling. Later, the existence of these effects was confirmed by the discovery of D-branes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Steve Shenker"

Sylvester James Gates, Jr. is an African American theoretical physicist. He received his PhD from MIT in 1977. Gates is currently the John S. Toll Professor of Physics at University of Maryland, College Park. He is known for his work on supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstring theory. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sylvester James Gates" shortopedia - forget the rest.

Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American physicist, biochemist, entrepreneur, and molecular biology pioneer. He was awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Paul Berg and Frederick Sanger. Gilbert and Sanger were recognized for their pioneering work in devising methods for determining the sequence of nucleotides in a nucleic acid. Walter Gilbert also first proposed the term RNA world hypothesis for the origin of life, for a concept first proposed by Carl Woese in 1967. He is a co-founder of the biotech start-up company Biogen and was the first chairman on the board of directors. ...more on Wikipedia about "Walter Gilbert"

Willy Fischler is a theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is a professor of physics in Austin, Texas, where he is affiliated with the Weinberg theory group. ...more on Wikipedia about "Willy Fischler"

Wolfgang Ernst Pauli ( April 25, 1900 – December 15, 1958) was an Austrian physicist noted for his work on the theory of spin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wolfgang Pauli"