• ראשי
  • פרופ' יהודה אייזנברג - קורות חיים

    1998-1938

    Born:

    Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., December 17, 1938.

     

    Immigrated to Israel:

    August 1975.

     

    Education:

    • A.B. (magna cum laude with distinction in physics), Columbia University, 1958.
    • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962.

     

    Primary area of research activity:

    Theoretical nuclear physics.

     

    Experience:

    • CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 1961.
    • Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Virginia, 1962–1965.
    • Sir Thomas Lyle Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, summer, 1965.
    • Associate Professor of Physics, University of Virginia, 1965–1968.
    • Professor of Physics, University of Virginia, 1968–1975.
    • Visiting Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1969.
    • Chairman, Department of Physics, University of Virginia, 1970–1974.
    • Incumbent, Giulio Racah Chair of Theoretical Physics as Visiting Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1974–1975.
    • Incumbent, Francis Henry Smith Chair of Physics, University of Virginia, 1975–1976.
    • Professor of Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1975–1998.
    • Incumbent, Yuval Ne'eman Chair in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1983–1998.
    • Dean, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1984–1986.
    • Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, 1991–1992.
    • Vice Rector, Tel Aviv University, 1998.

     

    Societies and honors:

    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • National Science Foundation Fellow, 1958–1962
    • Sigma Xi
    • NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, 1965
    • Fellow, American Physical Society
    • Member, Israel Physical Society
    • Honorary degree:
    • Dr. rer. nat. (h.c.), University of Frankfurt, 1985.

     

    Other professional activities:

    • Consultant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1972–1998.
    • Member, Program Advisory Committee, Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility, 1972–1975.
    • Chairman, Gordon Conference on Photonuclear Physics, 1974.
    • Member, Editorial Council, Annals of Physics, 1980–1995.
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Physics G, 1985–1989.
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Modern Physics E, 1986–1998.
    • Member, Editorial Board, Modern Physics Letters A, 1986–1998.
    • Chairman, Committee of Judges, Landau Prize, 1981–1983.
    • Member, Committee of Judges, Weizmann Prize, 1983.
    • Chairman, Committee on Research Awards in the Exact Sciences of the Israeli Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1988–1991.
    • Chairman, Workshop on Parton Production and Transport, European Centre for Theoretical Nuclear Physics and Related Areas, Trento, Italy, 1994.

     

    Thesis supervision:

    Guidance of roughly 20 M. Sc. students and roughly 20 doctoral students at the University of Virginia, Hebrew University (in collaboration with Professor A. Gal), and Tel Aviv University.

     

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