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educator , physicist

Sidney Shapiro, American Physicist, educator. Pioneer experimental confirmation Air Corps Josephson effect in superconducting tunneling. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Background

Shapiro, Sidney was born on December 4, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel and Sadie (Aberblatt) Shapiro.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1953; AM, Harvard University, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Physicist, also group leader, Arthur D. Little, Inc., 1959-1964; member technical staff, Bell Telephone laboratories, Inc., 1964-1967; associate professor electrical engineering, U. Rochester, New York, 1967-1973; professor, U. Rochester, New York, 1973-1993; professor emeritus, U. Rochester, New York, since 1994; department chairman electrical engineering, U. Rochester, New York, 1980-1989; associate dean, U. Rochester (College Engineering and Applied Science), 1974-1979; visiting professor, Physics Lab I, Technology U. Denmark, 1972-1973.

Achievements

  • Pioneer experimental confirmation Air Corps Josephson effect in superconducting tunneling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Connections

Married Janice Ann Yeutter, May 14, 1960. Children— Sara Ruth, Johanna Sue.

father:
Samuel Shapiro

mother:
Sadie (Aberblatt) Shapiro

spouse:
Janice Ann Yeutter