Seitz, Frederick, 1911-2008

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1911-07-04
Death 2008-03-02
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist. On the physics faculty at University of Rochester, 1935-1937; research physicist, General Electric Company, 1937-1939; on the physics faculty at University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1942; Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942-1949; and University of Illinois, 1949-1965; president, National Academy of Sciences, 1962-1969; president, Rockefeller University, 1968-1978.

From the description of Summary of 1987 conference: The Origins of Solid State Physics in Italy: 1945-1960, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80181000

Physicist. On the physics faculty at University of Rochester, 1935-1937; research physicist, General Electric Company, 1937-1939; on the physics faculty at University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1942; Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942-1949; and University of Illinois, 1949-1968; president, National Academy of Sciences, 1962-1969; president, Rockefeller University, 1968-1978.

From the description of The Bohr-Heisenberg Meeting, February 11, 2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80301582

Professor of physics, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1949-1968, department head, 1957-1964, and graduate college dean, 1964-1965; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1962-1969; and Rockefeller University, New York, NY.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80524792

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Subjects:

  • General Atomic Corporation
  • United Aircraft
  • Superconductivity--Research
  • Collisions (Particle physics)--Research
  • Luminescence
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Nuclear reactors
  • Wave functions--Research
  • Research grants
  • World War, 1939-1945--Science
  • Science consultants
  • Diffusion
  • Physics--History--Congresses
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Metals--Creep
  • Defense, United States Department of
  • American Machine and Foundry
  • Human body--Effect of radiation on--Research
  • Physicists--Employment
  • Science Policy
  • Neutrons--Diffraction
  • Physics--Study and teaching
  • Crystallography
  • Science--Societies, etc.--Administration
  • Science--Political aspects
  • Atomic bomb victims--Research
  • Atomic Energy Commission, United States
  • Solid state physics--History
  • Air Force Research
  • Energy-band theory of solids
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Research
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
  • World War, 1939-1945--Bombardment
  • American Physical Society
  • Citizens' advisory committees in science
  • Semiconductors--History
  • American Institute of Physics
  • Midwest Universities Research Association
  • Political refugees
  • Solid state physics
  • Naval Research, Office of
  • Physics--Research--20th century
  • Physics--Administration
  • Germanium
  • Navy Research
  • Science--Research--Evaluation
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Collisions (Physics)--Research
  • Physicists--Travel
  • Solid state physics--History--Congresses
  • Du Pont De Nemours Corporation, E.I
  • Naval Research Advisory Committee
  • World War, 1939-1945--War work
  • Silicon
  • Atomic bomb
  • National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
  • Physicists--Biography
  • Physicists--Correspondence
  • Graduate College
  • Universities and colleges--20th century
  • Molecules--Research
  • Coordinated Science Laboratory
  • Physics--Industrial applications
  • Lasers--history
  • Color centers
  • Memorial service
  • Bell Telephone Company
  • Science and state
  • University cooperation
  • Air Research and Development Command

Occupations:

  • Physicists
  • Physicists--Correspondence
  • Collector

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Japan--Nagasaki-shu (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Germany--Göttingen (as recorded)
  • Japan--1945 (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Japan--Hiroshima-shu (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)