Moises Levy

Moises Levy 2019b

Moises Levy

IEEE Region: 3 (Southeastern U.S.)


Moises Levy received his 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.

Founding President, IEEE Council on Superconductivity

    Oral History ⧉

    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
    • Founding 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

    Oral History ⧉


    Positions & Affiliations

    VP for Finance
    University of Wisconsin (retired)