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physics professor

Max Jammer, German, American physics professor. Recipient award American Academy Arts & Sciences, State of Israel prize, 1984, EMET prize, 2003, Abraham Pais prize for History of Physics, American Physics Society, 2007. Member Academy International History of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Jammer, Max was born on April 13, 1915 in Berlin, Germany. Arrived in Israel, 1935. Son of Salomon and Sara (Markin) Jammer.

Education

Certified, University Vienna, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusa, 1939. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Lecturer Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952-1953. Associate professor University Oklahoma, Norman, 1954-1955. Professor, rector, president Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, from 1956.

Distinguished visiting professor City University, New York City. William Evans professor Otago University, New Zealand. President AASI, Israel, 1984.

Works

Membership

Member Academy International History of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Rachel Rakover Jammer, 1950. Children: Shlomit Adler, Michael Jammer.

father:
Salomon Jammer

mother:
Sara (Markin) Jammer

spouse:
Rachel Rakover Jammer

child:
Shlomit Adler Jammer

child:
Michael Jammer