Marshall Stoneham

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Arthur Marshall Stoneham, FRS (May 18, 1940 Barrow, Cumbria, UK – February 18, 2011), known as Marshall Stoneham, was a British physicist who worked for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, and from 1995 was Massey professor of physics at University College London.

Education[edit]

Stoneham obtained his B.Sc. in physics from the University of Bristol in 1961, and his Ph.D. in 1964.[1]

Career and research[edit]

He was the author of several books that became influential within the field, including Theory of Defects in Solids (1975).[1]

Awards and honours[edit]

He was a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, a fellow the American Physical Society, and a Fellow of the Royal Society, and in 2006 was awarded the Guthrie Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics.[1] Stoneham was elected President of the Institute of Physics in 2010[1] and died during his term in office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kirby-Harris, Robert. "Marshall Stoneham obituary", The Guardian, March 13, 2011.