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physicist

Melvyn Jay Shochet, American Physicist. Sloan Foundation fellow, 1975-1979. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Shochet, Melvyn Jay was born on October 31, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Abraham and Dorothy (Kaminsky) Shochet.

Education

Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1966; Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1972.

Career

Research associate, University of Chicago, 1972-1973; instructor, University of Chicago, 1973-1974; assistant professor, University of Chicago, 1974-1979; associate professor, University of Chicago, 1979-1985; professor, University of Chicago, since 1985. Co-spokesman collider detector collaboration Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois,1988-.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Connections

Married Sheila Eileen MAzer, July 4,1967. Children: Stephen, Tara.

father:
Abraham Shochet

mother:
Dorothy (Kaminsky) Shochet

spouse:
Sheila Eileen MAzer

children:
Stephen Shochet

Tara Shochet