CORNELL, ERIC A. / Physics / Researchers

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Researchers

Physics / CORNELL, ERIC A.

cornelljila.colorado.edu

Position

Fellow, JILA, NIST and University of Colorado at Boulder,
Senior Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder,
Professor Adjoint, Physics Department, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Research interests

with his colleague Carl Wieman, Cornell has achieved a temperature far lower than has ever been produced before and created an entirely new state of matter predicted decades ago by Albert Einstein and Indian physicist Satyendra Nath Bose.

Prizes and awards

· Nobel Prize in Physics, 2001
· R. W. Wood Prize, Optical Society of America, 1999
· Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics, 1999
· Lorentz Medal, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1998
· I. I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, American Physical Society, 1997
· King Faisal International Prize in Science, 1997
· National Science Foundation Alan T. Waterman Award, 1997
· Carl Zeiss Award, Ernst Abbe Fund, 1996
· Fritz London Prize in Low Temperature Physics, 1996
· Department of Commerce Gold Medal, 1996
· Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, 1996
· Newcomb-Cleveland Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995-96
· Samuel Wesley Stratton Award, National Institute of Science and Technology, 1995
· Firestone Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, 1985

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