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Eugene Feenberg

Eugene Feenberg, American physicist, educator. Member American Physical Society, National Academy Science.


  • Feenberg, Eugene was born on October 19, 1906 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Louis and Esther (Siegel) Feenberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, University Texas, 1929. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard University, 1933.


    • Instructor physics Harvard University, 1933-1935. Lecturer physics University of Wisconsin, 1935-1936. Fellow Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1936-1938.

      Member of faculty Washington Square College, New York University, 1938-1946. Micro-wave engineer Sperry Gyroscope Company, 1941-1945. Member of faculty Washington University, St. Louis, 1946-1978, Wayman Crow professor emeritus.


    • Author: (with General Electric Pake) Notes on the Quantum Theory of Angular Momentum, 1953. Small Theory of the Nucleus, 1955. Theory of Quantum Fluids, 1970.


    Member American Physical Society, National Academy Science.


    • Married Hilda Rosenberg, May 30, 1940. Children: Andrew L., Daniel Richard.
    • father: Louis Feenberg
    • mother: Esther (Siegel) Feenberg
    • spouse: Hilda Rosenberg
    • children: Andrew L. Feenberg
    • Daniel Richard Feenberg
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    Born October 19, 1906
    Died November, 1978
    (aged 72)