Martin Lewis Perl
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|Martin Lewis Perl|
Martin Lewis Perl
June 24, 1927 |
New York City
|Institutions||University of Michigan
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
University of Liverpool
|Alma mater||NYU-Poly and Columbia University|
|Doctoral advisor||I. I. Rabi|
|Doctoral students||Valerie Halyo|
|Known for||tau lepton|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995|
Life and career
Perl was born in New York City, New York. His parents, Fay (Resenthal), a secretary, and Oscar Perl, a stationery salesman, were Jewish emigrants to the US from the Polish area of Russia.
Perl is a 1948 chemical engineering graduate of Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (now known as NYU-Poly) in Brooklyn. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1955, where his thesis advisor was I.I. Rabi who won the Nobel Prize in Phyics for 1944 . He spent his career at the University of Michigan and then at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).
He has currently joined University of Liverpool as a visiting professor. He also serves on the board of advisors of Scientists and Engineers for America, an organization focused on promoting sound science in American government.
- "Professor Martin Perl joins University of Liverpool". BBC. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
- "Promovisani počasni doktori Beogradskog univerziteta - RADIO-TELEVIZIJA VOJVODINE". Rtv.rs. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
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