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William Burling Peatman

William Burling Peatman, American physicist. Named Alfred P. Sloan fellow Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, 1973, Alexander V. Humboldt fellow, Vanderbilt University, 1975. Member American Physical Society, Jazzotic Orchestra Club.

Background

  • Peatman, William Burling was born on July 15, 1939 in Port Chester, New York, United States. Arrived in Federal Republic of Germany, 1979. Son of John Gray Peatman and Lillie Aleta (Burling) Beisel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1961. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, 1969.

      Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, United States of America, 1970-1974, associate professor, 1974-1979. Deputy director Berlin Electron Storage Ring for Synchrotron Radiation GMBH, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1979. Honorary professor Free University Berlin, since 1980.

    Membership

    Member American Physical Society, Jazzotic Orchestra Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, jazz clarinet, saxophone.

    Connections

    • Married Penelope Saunders, June 18, 1960 (divorced 1977). Children: William Clinton Burling, James Richardson, Thomas Winfield. Married Angelika Stanke, August 14, 1980.
    • father: John Gray Peatman
    • spouses: Penelope Saunders
    • Angelika Stanke
    • children: William Clinton Burling Peatman
    • James Richardson Peatman
    • Thomas Winfield Peatman
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    Nationality
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1963
      Northwestern University
    • 1969
      Northwestern University
    • 1970
      University Chicago
    • 1970 - 1974
      Assistant, professor Vanderbilt University
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1979
      deputy director, Berlin Electron Storage Ring for Synchrotron Radiation GMBH
      West Berlin, New Jersey, United States
    • 1980
      honorary professor, Free University Berlin