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physics professor

Carl William Akerlof, American physics professor. Incorporator Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum; Fellow American Physical Society; member American Astronomical Society.

Background

Akerlof, Carl William was born on March 5, 1938 in New Haven. Son of Gosta Carl and Rosalie Clara (Hirschfelder) Akerlof.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1960;Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1967.

Career

Research associate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966-1968;assistant professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1968-1972;associate professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1972-1978;professor physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Incorporator Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Astronomical Society.

Connections

Married Carol Irene Ruska, September 4, 1965. Children– Karen Louise, William Gustav.

father:
Gosta Carl Akerlof

mother:
Rosalie Clara (Hirschfelder) Akerlof

spouse:
Carol Irene Ruska

children:
Karen Louise Akerlof

William Gustav Akerlof