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physicist

Roy Billinge, British, American, Swiss Physicist. Fellow Institute Physics (United Kingdom), American Physical Society.

Background

Billinge, Roy was born on December 21, 1937 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England. Son of Bernard and Doris Mary (Golding) Billinge. arrived in Switzerland, 1971.

Education

Student, Buxton College, Derbyshire, 1956; Bachelor of Science honors, Kings College, London, 1959; American Kennel Club, Kings College, London, 1960.

Career

Science officer, Rutherford Laboratory, Harwell, England, 1959-1967; leader, Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, 1968-1971; group leader and safety official, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1971-1982; division leader, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1982-1990; director computing, European Organization of Nuclear Research, Geneva, since 1991. Member of advisory board Institute for Advanced Physics, La Jolla, California, since 1991. Chairman machine advising committee Superconducting Super Colider, Dallas, 1990-1993;member board overseers Universities Research Association, Washington, 1988-1993.

Membership

Fellow Institute Physics (United Kingdom), American Physical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: violinist, tennis, skiing, mountain walking, jogging.

Connections

Married Rosemary Fallows, April 2, 1960. Children: Mark, Fiona.

father:
Bernard Billinge

mother:
Doris Mary (Golding) Billinge

spouse:
Rosemary Fallows

children:
Mark Billinge

Fiona Billinge