chaikin - my life
brooklyn
Stuyvesant
B. S. Caltech '66
Ph.D. Penn '71
Research Advisors: Tony Jensen, Alan Heeger
Dissertation: ``Probing Many-Body Effects with Superconductivity''


jobs
RA, Penn '72
Asst. Prof, - Prof., UCLA '72-'83
Prof, Penn, '83-'88
Prof, Princeton '88-'05
Prof, NYU '05-

Professeur Associe (visiting), Univ. de Paris, Sud; Orsay '78-'79
Directeur de Recherche, (Visiting), Institut Curie, Paris,'98-'99

Consultant, Exxon Research '83-
Consultant, NEC Institute, '92-'00

Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics, Princeton '01-'05
Henry DeWolf Smyth Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Princeton '05-
Silver Professor of Physics, NYU, '05-


Pubs and Talks
Book - P. M. Chaikin and T. C. Lubensky,
Principles of condensed matter physics Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, 1995)
Articles in Refereed Journals - more than 300
Invited talks at meetings - more than 200, at universities and labs - more than 200


Service etc.
Member National Academy of Science, 2004
Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003
Fellow Institute of Physics, London, 2004
Fellow, American Physical Society 1984
A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1977-1981
John Simon Guggenheim Fellow 1997-98
Rothschild-Mayent Fellow, Institut Curie, Paris, 1997-98
Divisional Associate Editor, Condensed Matter, Physical Review Letters 1988-1991
North American Editor, Journal of Molecular Electronics, 1986-1991
Board of Editors, Comments on Solid State Physics, 1985-95
Editorial Board, Reports on Progress in Physics, '03-
Executive Committee, Div. Condensed Matter Physics, Amer. Phys. Soc., 1982-1985
Eastman Kodak and U. Rochester Distinguished Lecturer, Spring 1992
Distinguished Lecturer, McMaster University, 1990
Morris Loeb Lecturer, Harvard University, Fall 1996
William Pyle Philips Distinguished Visitor, Haverford College, Nov. 2001
Rohm and Haas Lectureship, Univ. of North Carolina, Feb. 2002
Institute for Theroretical Physics, UCSB, Advisory and Steering Committee, 1993-1996.
Chairman FOM (Dutch) evaluation of Strongly Interacting Condensed Matter Program 1999
Evaluation Committee, Physics Dept., Univ. of Utrecht, NL '03
Evaluation Committee, Physics Dept. Twente Univ., NL, '03
Evaluation Committee, Physics Depts. Univ. v. Amsterdam and Vrije University Amsterdam, NL, '04
NSF panel on High Magnetic Fields (``Seitz-Richardson Committee'')1990
NSF Site Visiting Committee National High Magnetic Field Laboratory 1994
National Academy Committee on Opportunities in High Magnetic Fields, '03-'04
Co-Chairman, NASA Workshop and Report "Soft and Complex Condensed Matter", '03
APS McMillan Prize Committee 1994-96
Physical Review B evaluation committee 2000
APS Buckley Prize Committee 2000-2001
APS DCMP Nominating Committee 2002-2004
APS Nominating Committee 2003-2005
Chairman Gordon Conference "Organic Superconductors", 1991
Chairman Gordon Conference "Condensed Matter Physics", 2001
International Conferences, Organizing, Advisory, Program, Committees ~ 3-4/year
Advisory Committees: Physics Dept., The Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1988-95, Department of Physics, The University of Virginia, 1991,Physics Dept., Brooklyn College, CUNY, 1995, Materials Science, Univ. at Buffalo, 1994, Physics Dept., Indiana University 2000
MIT Bitter Magnet Lab Users Committee 1989-1992, Chairman, 1993
NHMFL Users Committee 1994-97, NHMFL 45 Tesla Review Panel 1994
External Advisory Committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory,'03-06
Co-Chair Science Steering Committee, ICAM (Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter) 2006-