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physicist , researcher

Pedro Miguel Echenique, Spanish Physicist, educator. Overseas fellow Churchill College, Cambridge, 1985; recipient Euskadi prize Basque Government, 1996, Dupont Science prize, 1996, Science Council Foundation of Bank of Bilbao Vizcaya and Council of Excellence Eusko Ikaskuntza, Munibe prize, 1996, Principe de Viana prize Government of Navarra.

Background

Echenique, Pedro Miguel was born on June 8, 1950 in Isaba, Navarra, Spain. Son of Pedro Echenique and Felisa Landiribar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Navarra University, Spain, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Barcelona University, Spain, 1977.

Doctor honoris causa, Valladolid, 2000. Doctor of Science University Cambridge, 1998.

Career

Professor physics University Barcelona, 1978-1980. Minister education Basque Government, Spain, 1980-1983, minister education and culture, government spokesman Spain, 1983-1984. Professor physics University Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain, since 1986.

President Donostia International Physics Center. Visiting professor University Cambridge, 1984-1986.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society. Member Spanish Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy Science and Arts Barcelona.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, squash, literature.

Connections

Married W. Montserrat. Children: Ainhoa, Maria.

father:
Pedro Echenique

mother:
Felisa Landiribar

spouse:
W. Montserrat

child:
Maria Echenique

child:
Ainhoa Echenique