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physics professor , research scientist

Anthony Houghton, British, American Physics educator, research scientist. Recipient research grants. Fellow American Physical Society.


Houghton, Anthony was born on October 4, 1935 in Heanor, England. Came to the United States, 1963. Son of George and Florence G. (Frost) Houghton.


Bachelor of Science, University Birmingham, England, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Birmingham, England, 1959.


Research physicist McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1960-1963. Assistant professor physics Brown University, Providence, 1963-1967, associate professor, 1967-1971, professor, 1971—2003, chairman department physics, 1992-1998. Postdoctoral fellow Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1959-1960, University California, San Diego, 1959-1960.

Visiting professor Oxford (England) University, 1970, 1998, University Paris at Orsay, 1970, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Commission, Harwell, England, 1971, University Southern California, 1975-1976, Manchester (England) University, 1976, University Sussex, England, 1977, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1977, 78, Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1979, Imperial College, London, 1982-1983, University California, San Diego, 1989-1990, University California, Santa Barbara, 1998, numerous others. Consultant Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1988-2003.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Physical Society.


Married Patricia Sanchez-Cerani, July 15, 1961.

George Houghton

Florence G. (Frost) Houghton

Patricia Sanchez-Cerani