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Carl E. Wieman

Address:
Department of Physics and JILA, CB 440
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0440
Telephone 303-492-6963
FAX 303-492-8994

Personal:
Born March 26, 1951, Corvallis, Oregon

Degrees:

  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973
  • Ph.D., Stanford University, 1977
  • Doctorate of Science (Honorary) University of Chicago, 1997
Professional Associations:
  • Optical Society of America
  • American Physical Society
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
Appointments:
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Physics, University of
    Michigan, 1977-1979
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, 1979-1984
  • Associate Professor of Physics, University of Colorado, 1984-1987
  • Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), 1985-present
  • Professor of Physics, University of Colorado, 1987-present
  • Chairman, JJILA, 1993-1995
  • Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado, 1997-present
Honors and Awards:
  • Hertz Foundation Fellow, 1973-1977
  • Sloan Research Fellowship, 1984
  • University of Colorado Faculty Fellowship, 1990-1991
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, 1990-1991
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1990
  • Loeb Lecturer (Harvard University), 1990-1991
  • E. O. Lawrence Award in Physics, 1993
  • Davisson-Germer Prize of the American Physical Society, 1994
  • National Academy of Sciences, elected 1995
  • Einstein Medal for Laser Science, Society for Optical and Quantum Electronics, 1995
  • Richtmyer Memorial Lecture Award, American Association of Physics Teachers, 1996
  • Fritz London Award in Low Temperature Physics, International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, 1996
  • Newcomb Cleveland Prize (AAAS), 1996
  • Distinguished Research Lectureship, University of Colorado, 1996-1997
  • King Faisal International Prize for Science, 1997
  • Award for Science, Bonfils-Staanton Foundation, 1997
  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences, elected 1998
  • Frew Fellowship, Austrailian Academy of Science, 1998
  • Lorentz Medal (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) 1998
  • Cherwell-Simon Lecturer, (Oxford University) 1999
  • R. W. Wood Prize (Optical Society of America) 1999
  • Schawlow Prize for Laser Science (American Physical Society) 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar 1999-2000
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics (Franklin Institute) 2000
  • NSF Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars, 2001