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educator , physicist

Samuel Johns Williamson, American Physicist, educator. Achievements include patent (with others) for apparatus for process for making biomagnetic measurements. M C. Fulbright senior research scholar, U. Paris, 1979-1980; National Science Foundation graduate fellow, 1961-1965, Danforth graduate fellow, 1961-1965.

Background

Williamson, Samuel Johns was born on November 6, 1939 in West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Max Miller and Ellen Louisa (Reinhart) Williamson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961; Doctor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965; Doctor of Science (honorary), New Jersey Institute Technology, 1985; D Technology (honorary), Helsinki U. Technology, 1994; D Technology.

Career

Member research staff, Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1966; NAS-National Research Council postdoctoral fellow, U. Paris, Orsay, France, 1966-1967; member technical staff, North America Rockwell Science Center, Thousand Oaks, California, 1967-1970; lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970-1971; associate professor of physics, New York University, New York City, 1971-1977; professor, New York University, New York City, since 1977; professor neural science, New York University, New York City, since 1988; Adjunct Professor physiology and neuroscience, New York University Medical School, New York City, since 1984; University professor, New York University Medical School, New York City, since 1990. Co-director North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Science Institute on Biomagnetism, Grottaferrata, Italy, 1982. Co-chair International Conference on Biomagnetism, Rome, 1982, New York City, 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent (with others) for apparatus for process for making biomagnetic measurements. M C.

Membership

Chairman Venture County Citizens Committee for Clear Air, California, 1969-1970. Fellow American Physical Society, Sigma Xi (president New York University chapter since 1986).

Connections

Married Joan Brockman, June 16, 1966.

father:
Max Miller Williamson

mother:
Ellen Louisa (Reinhart) Williamson

spouse:
Joan Brockman