Elliott Hershel Lieb#


Elliott Hershel Lieb
Email:lieb 'at' princeton.edu
Membership Number:3835
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:elieb
Elected:2014
Homepage: https://web.math.princeton.edu/~lieb



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1975 Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Princeton University 
  • 1973 - 1974 Professor of Mathematics and Physics, MIT 
  • 1968 - 1973 Professor of Applied Mathematics, MIT 
  • 1966 - 1968 Professor of Physics, Northeastern University
  • 1963 - 1966 Associate Professor of Physics, Belfer Graduate School of Science, Yeshiva University 
  • 1961 - 1962 Visiting Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone (on leave from IBM) 
  • 1960 - 1963 Staff Theoretical Physicist at International Business Machines Corporation Research Center 
  • 1958 - 1960 Research Associate, Cornell University 
  • 1957 - 1958 Research Associate, University of Illinois 
  • 1956 - 1957 Fulbright Fellow, Yukawa Hall, Kyoto University, Japan 

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mathematical physics
  • Functional analysis, spectral theory
  • Statistical mechanics
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Inequalities in analysis

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences 
  • Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences 
  • Member of the Royal Danish Academy 
  • Miembro Honorario of the Chilean Academy of Sciences 
  • Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 
  • Foreign Member of the Royal Society
  • 1979 Honorary doctorate, University of Copenhagen
  • 1995 Honorary doctorate, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne 
  • 2004 Honorary doctorate University of Munich 
  • 2007 Honorary doctorate, University of Birmingham, UK 
  • 1970 Boris Pregel Award in Chemical Physics of the N.Y. Academy of Sciences 
  • 1978 Heineman prize in Mathematical Physics of the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics 
  • 1988 Birkhoff prize in applied mathematics of the American Mathematical Society and the SIAM
  • 1992 Max-Planck Medal of the German Physical Society 
  • 1998 Boltzmann medal of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics 
  • 1998 Onsager medal of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology 
  • 2001 Rolf Schock prize in mathematics, Swedish Academy of Sciences 
  • 2002 Levi L. Conant Prize of the American Mathematical Society
  • 2002 Austrian Medal of Honor for Science and Art
  • 2003 Poincare prize of the International Association of Mathematical Physics, and other awards

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