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physics researcher

John Joseph Rush, American Physics researcher. Recipient Gold medal unites states department Commerce, 1979, Silver medal, 1970, 76; recipient Stratton award, National Institute Standards and Technology, 1993, senior fellow, since 1992. Fellow American Physical Society; member Sigma Xi.

Background

Rush, John Joseph was born on April 20, 1936 in Brooklyn. Son of Robert James and Catherine Bridget (Cleary) Rush.

Education

Master of Arts in Chemistry, Columbia University, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, Columbia University, 1962.

Career

Visiting scientist, Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1962-1966; research chemist, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1966-1971; section chief, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, 1971-1981; research fellow, National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, since 1985; group leader (neutron scattering) senior executive service, National Institute Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, since 1981. Chairman or member numerous other committees and panels, NAS, National Science Foundation, Department Energy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 200 research articles to professional publications, 1961-1992.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Theresa Angela Carlsson, April 9, 1961. Children: Alyssa, John.

father:
Robert James Rush

mother:
Catherine Bridget (Cleary) Rush

spouse:
Theresa Angela Carlsson

children:
Alyssa Rush

John Rush