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physicist

David Alastair Jacobs, British physicist.

Background

Jacobs, David Alastair was born on May 8, 1944 in Glasgow, Scotland. Arrived in Switzerland, 1969. Son of John and Annie Gilroy (Lithgow) Jacobs.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Glasgow, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Particle Physics, University Glasgow, 1969.

Career

Research fellow, European Organization of Nuclear Research, European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, 1969-1972; scientific programmer, European Organization of Nuclear Research, European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, 1972-1980; group leader electronic developers for experiments, European Organization of Nuclear Research, European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, 1980-1988; group leader computing for engineering, European Organization of Nuclear Research, European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Geneva, 1988-1993; deputy leader, European Organization of Nuclear Research, since 1994.

Connections

Married Joan Thomson, July 10, 1968. Children: Audrey Louise, Shirley Anne.

father:
John Jacobs

mother:
Annie Gilroy (Lithgow) Jacobs

spouse:
Joan Thomson

children:
Audrey Louise Jacobs

Shirley Anne Jacobs