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