Sidney Drell#

Sidney Drell
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:1627
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES

Sidney Drell passed away December 21, 2016.

Positions Held
  • 1998 Professor Emeritus, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University (Professor of Theoretical Physics and Deputy Director before retiring)
  • since 1998 Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nuclear arms control

Honours and Awards
  • 2005 11th annual Heinz Award for Public Policy, Washington, D.C.
  • 2001 Heinz R. Pagels Human Rights of Scientists Award, New York Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 The Enrico Fermi Award, presented on behalf of the President of the United States and the Secretary by the U.S. Department of Energy, for a lifetime of achievement in the field of nuclear energy
  • 1998 I. Ya. Pomeranchuk Prize, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow
  • 1996 Gian Carlo Wick Commemorative Medal Award, ICSC–World Laboratory
  • 1994 Co-recipient of the 1989 “Ettore Majorana - Erice - Science for Peace Prize”
  • 1994 Woodrow Wilson Award, Princeton University, for “Distinguished Achievement in the Nation's Service”
  • Honorary Doctors Degrees: University of Illinois (1981); Tel Aviv University (2001), Weizmann Institute of Science (2001)
  • 1980 Leo Szilard Award for Physics in the Public Interest, presented by the American Physical Society
  • 1972 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Memorial Award for research in Theoretical Physics (Atomic Energy Commission)
  • 1984-1989 Prize Fellowship of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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