Jerome I. Friedman#

Jerome Friedman
Membership Number:4627
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - present Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Emeritus Professor of Physics
  • 1990 - present Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Emeritus Institute Professor
  • 1999 - 1999 American Physical Society, President
  • 1988 - 1990 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, William A. Coolidge Professor
  • 1967 - 1988 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor of Physics
  • 1960 - 1967 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics
  • 1957 - 1960 Stanford University, Research Associate, High Energy Physics Laboratory
  • 1956 - 1957 University of Chicago, Research Associate in Physics

Fields of Scholarship
  • Experimental high energy physics
  • Determining the fundamental laws of nature
  • Determining the fundamental particles of the universe
  • Exploring the high energy frontier
  • Understanding atomic nuclei
  • Development of new research tools

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Grand Cordon of the Order of Rising Sun, Japan
  • 2007 Science for Peace Prize, Ettore Majorana Foundation and Center for Scientific Culture
  • 2004 Gian Carlo Wick Gold Medal Award, World Federation of Scientists
  • 2000 President’s Medal, Institute of Physics, UK
  • 1989 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize, 1989 American Physical Society, (awarded jointly with H.W. Kendall and R.E. Taylor)
  • 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics (awarded jointly to Jerome I. Friedman, Henry W. Kendall and Richard E. Taylor "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics").

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