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educator , physicist , university vice chancellor

Frederick William Byron, American Physicist, educator, university vice chancellor. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellow, 1965-1967; Fulbright research scholar, 1973-1974. Fellow American Physical Society.

Background

Byron,, Frederick William was born on July 8, 1938 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Frederick William and Anna (Muir) Byron.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1959;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1963.

Career

Acting assistant professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1963-1965;assistant professor, University of California, 1965-1966;assistant professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1966-1969;associate professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1969-1974;professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1974;head department physics and astronomy, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1975-1979;dean, U. Massachusetts (Faculty Natural Sciences and Mathematics), Amherst, 1979-1993;coordinating dean, U. Massachusetts (College of Arts and Sciences), Amherst, 1989-1991;vice chancellor research and economics development, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1994. Board directors Manufacturing Partnership We. Massachusetts, Massachusetts Ventures Corporation, chairman, 1995-1997.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Edith Iselin, June 23, 1961. Children: Kenniston, Alexander deNeufville.

father:
Frederick William Byron,

mother:
Anna (Muir) Byron,

spouse:
Edith Iselin

children:
Kenniston Byron,

Alexander deNeufville Byron,