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Name  Boris Altshuler

Fields  Condensed matter physics
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Born  27 January 1955 Leningrad, Russia (1955-01-27)
Institutions  Leningrad Institute for Nuclear Physics MIT Princeton Columbia
Alma mater  University of St. Petersburg Leningrad Institute for Nuclear Physics
Notable awards  Hewlett-Packard Europhysics Prize (1993) Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (2003)
Education  Saint Petersburg State University

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Boris Lvovich Altshuler (Russian: Бори́с Льво́вич Альтшу́лер, born 27 January 1955, Leningrad, USSR) is a professor of physics at Columbia University. His specialty is theoretical condensed matter physics. He is son of Soviet physicist Lev Altshuler.


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Altshuler received his diploma in physics from Leningrad State University in 1976. He continued on at the Leningrad Institute for Nuclear Physics, where he was awarded his Ph.D. in physics in 1979. Altshuler stayed at the institute for the next ten years as a research fellow.

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In 1989, Altshuler joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While there, he received the Hewlett-Packard Europhysics Prize (now called the Agilent Physics Prize) and became a fellow of the American Physical Society.

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Altshuler left MIT in 1996 to take a professorship at Princeton University. While there, he became affiliated with NEC Laboratories America. Recently, Altshuler has joined the faculty of Columbia and continues to work with the NEC Labs.

Awards and honors

  • 1993 Hewlett-Packard Europhysics Prize
  • 1993 Became a fellow of the American Physical Society
  • 1996 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2002 Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2003 Oliver E. Buckley Prize of the American Physical Society
  • Elected to the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • References

    Boris Altshuler Wikipedia