David Sherrington#


David Sherrington
Email:D.Sherrington1 'at' physics.ox.ac.uk
Membership Number:3273
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:dsherrington
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/contacts/people/sherr





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008, 10 - present: Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of Oxford, UK
  • 1989, 10 - 2008, 09: Wykeham Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, UK
  • 1983, 10 - 1989, 09: Professor of Physics, Imperial College, London, UK
  • 1974, 10 - 1983, 09: Reader in Theoretical Solid State Physics, Imperial College, London, UK
  • 1969, 10 - 1974, 09: Lecturer in Theoretical Solid State Physics, Imperial College, London, UK
  • 1967, 10 - 1969, 09: Lecturer in Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK
  • 1964, 10 - 1967, 09: Assistant Lecturer in Theoretical Physics, University of Manchester, UK
  • 1995, 09 - 1996, 09: Ulam Scholar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA
  • 1977, 09 - 1979, 08: Senior Scientist, Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France
  • 1967, 08 - 1969, 09: Assistant Research Scientist, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Theoretical condensed matter physics
  • Statistical physics
  • Many body theory
  • Theory of complex systems

Honours and Awards
  • 2008 Fellow of European Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1985 Fellow of American Physical Society
  • 1974 Fellow of the Institute of Physics
  • 2010 Blaise Pascal Medal in Physics, European Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 Dirac Medal and Prize (IOP) (premier in theoretical physics)
  • 2009 Scott Lectures (University of Cambridge)
  • 2001 Royal Society Bakerian Lectureship (premier in physical sciences)
  • 2012 Special issue of Philosophical Magazine published in honour of 70th birthday; Vol 92, issues 103 (2012)
  • 2008 Special issue of Journal of Physics A published in honour of 65th birthday; Vol 41 Number 32 (2008)

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