Neil S. Sullivan
|Dr. Neil S. Sullivan|
January 18, 1942 |
|Institutions||University of Florida|
|Alma mater||Otago University
|Known for||Being one of the founders of the Micro Kelvin Laboratory, being chairman of the Physics department at UF (1989 - 1999), and being the Dean of the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (2000 - 2006).|
Dr. Neil S. Sullivan (born January 18, 1942) is a physics Professor at the University of Florida. 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 received his Doctorate in Physics from the 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. He is married to Robyn A. Sullivan and has three children.
Career at the University of Florida
Sullivan became a Professor of Physics at the University of Florida in 1983. He later 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 currently remains a Professor of Physics for the University of Florida, and he is also the editor for the Journal of Low Temperature Physics.