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Prof. Moises Levy

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(239) 403-7265
B. S. Chemistry, Cal Tech, 1952; M. S. Chemical Engineering, Cal Tech, 1955; PhD, UCLA, Physics,1963
Co-authored over 200 papers and gave about 200 invited and contributed talks, lectures and colloquia at national and international meetings, at universities, and at government and industrial labs.
Supervised 20 PhD students
Areas of Interest:
 Ultrasonic investigation of Type I and Type II superconductors, High Tc and unconventional superconductors, rare earth metal single crystals, 2 dimensional electron gas and magnetic films; high pressure on superconductors; and, vapor deposition of High Tc superconducting films.
Service - IEEE CSC:
  Treasurer, Superconductivity Committee, 1992 -1994
  Chairman, Superconductivity Committee, 1994 – 2000
  President, Council on Superconductivity (CSC), 2000 – 2006
  Finance Chair (CSC), 2006 - 2010
  VP Finance CSC, 2011 - present
Awards and Honors
  IEEE CSC Max Swerdlow Award, 2010
  IEEE UFFC-S Distinguished Service Award. 2010
  IEEE UFFC-S Rayleigh Award, 2013
  Fellow IEEE, American Physical Society and Acoustical Society of America
Fellow of the IEEE

for contributions to the characterization of superconducting and magnetic materials by ultrasonic techniques

Award Recipient
For sustained service to the applied superconductivity community that has had a lasting influence on the advancement of the technology, in particular:
  • for his exceptional visionary and wise leadership in the IEEE Council on Superconductivity from 1994 through 2006 to promote, enhance and recognize the practice and practitioners of this technology, and.
  • for his efforts in promoting the cooperation of the IEEE with other activities and organizations in superconductivity such as the Applied Superconductivity Conference and the Magnet Technology Conference in particular.