Neil S. Sullivan

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Neil S. Sullivan
Born (1942-01-18) January 18, 1942 (age 75)
New Zealand
Alma mater Otago University, Harvard University
Known for One of the founders of the Micro Kelvin Laboratory
Spouse(s) Robyn A. Sullivan
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Institutions University of Florida
Doctoral advisor Robert Pound

Neil S. Sullivan (born January 18, 1942) is a professor of physics at the University of Florida.[1] He attended Otago University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1964 followed by a Master of Science in 1965. In 1972, he obtained his PhD from Harvard University with the thesis Nuclear Magnetism of Solid Hydrogen at Low Temperatures.

Born in New Zealand, Sullivan became a naturalized United States citizen in 2004.[citation needed]


Sullivan became a professor of physics at the University of Florida in 1983. He became chair of the Physics Department in 1989, a position he held until 1999. From 2000-2006, he served as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is also one of the editors-in-chief of the Journal of Low Temperature Physics.


  1. ^ "Neil Sullivan". Department of Physics Faculty. University of Florida. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 

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