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Herbert Steiner received his B.S. in Engineering Physics in 1951 and his Ph.D. in Physics in 1956, both from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1956 to 1960 he was a research physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a lecturer in the Berkeley Department of Physics. After a year as a Guggenheim and Ford Foundation Fellow at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland he joined the Berkeley Physics faculty in 1961. He served as chairman of the Physics Department from 1992 to 1995. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Senior American Scientist Award. He has held appointments as Visiting Professor at the University of Paris, the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, and as a Visiting Research Scientist at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, the Max Planck Institute, Munich, the University of Paris, and the German Electron Synchrotron Laboratory (DESY) in Hamburg.
Herbert M Steiner
Professor Emeritus
Research: Particle Physics
Campus Office:
257 Birge
Phone: (510) 642-1009
Fax: (510) 486-6738