September 19, 1930 |
|Alma mater||University of Otago|
|Fields||Condensed matter physics|
|Institutions||University of Cambridge|
|Doctoral advisor||Nevill Francis Mott|
|Doctoral students||Peter Littlewood, John Pendry|
He was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School and the University of Otago, then the University of Cambridge from which he obtained his PhD in physics (1956) as student of Sir Nevill Mott. The following year he obtained a Fellowship at Clare College and became part of the new theory Group in the Cavendish Laboratory. The Group was then headed by John Ziman. In 1975 Heine became a Professor, and the Head of the theory group, by then called the Theory of Condensed Matter group. He held that position until his retirement in 1997.
- Volker Heine, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge (TCM).
- Volker Heine, Fellows' Directory, Clare College
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