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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973
Leo Esaki, Ivar Giaever, Brian D. Josephson

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Brian D. Josephson - Biographical

 

Date of birth: 4 January 1940
Place of birth: Cardiff, Wales, U.K.
Education
Cardiff High School
University of Cambridge, B.A.
1960
University of Cambridge, M.A., Ph.D
1964
 
Academic Career
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
1962
Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
1964-65
Assistant Director of Research, University of Cambridge
1967-72
NSF Senior Foreign Scientist Fellow, Cornell University
1971
Reader in Physics, University of Cambridge
1972-74
Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge
1974-
Visiting Professor - Computer Science Department, Wayne State University, Detroit
1983
Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
1984
Visiting Professor, University of Missouri-Rolla
1987
 
Awards
New Scientist
1969
Research Corporation
1969
Fritz London
1970
 
Medals
Guthrie (Institute of Physics) 1972
1972
van der Pol 1972
1972
Elliott Cresson (Franklin Institute) 1972
1972
Hughes (Royal Society) 1972
1972
Holweck (Institute of Physics and French Institute of Physics) 1972
1972
Faraday (Institution of Electrical Engineers) 1982
1982
Sir George Thomson (Institute of Measurement and Control) 1984
1984
 
Other Information
Fellow of the Institute of Physics
Honorary D.Sc., University of Wales 1974
1974
Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1974
1974
Honorary Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 1982
1982
Honorary D.Sc., University of Exeter 1983
1983
Invited presentation on subject of 'Higher States of Consciousness', to US Congressional Committee 1983
1983

 

From Nobel Lectures, Physics 1971-1980, Editor Stig Lundqvist, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1992

This autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book series Les Prix Nobel. It was later edited and republished in Nobel Lectures. To cite this document, always state the source as shown above.

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