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Physics educator

Walter Wyss, Swiss physics educator. President Swiss American Friendship Society, Denver, 1984; Member of American Mathematics Society, International Association Mathematics Physics, Rotary Lodge, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wyss, Walter was born on March 26, 1938 in Matzendorf, Switzerland. Arrived in United States, 1966. Son of Walter and Frieda (Blaser) Wyss.

Education

Diploma in Physics, Eidgenoessische Technology Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1961. Dr sc national, Eidgenoessische Technology Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1965.

Career

Assistant mathematics Eidgenoessiche Technology Hochschule, Zurich, 1961-1962, assistant physics, 1962-1966. Instructor physics Princeton University, 1966-1968. Assistant professor mathematics U. Colorado, Boulder, 1968-1971, associate professor mathematics and physics, 1971-1977, professor physics, since 1977.

Executive secretary VIIInternat. Congress Mathematics Physics, Boulder, 1983. President Swiss American Friendship Society, Denver, 1984.

Membership

President Swiss American Friendship Society, Denver, 1984. Member of American Mathematics Society, International Association Mathematics Physics, Rotary Lodge, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Yvonne Elisabeth Henzi, April 7, 1961. Children: Christa, Markus, Daniel, Michelle.

father:
Walter Wyss

mother:
Frieda (Blaser) Wyss

spouse:
Yvonne Elisabeth Henzi

children:
Daniel Wyss

Christa Wyss

Michelle Wyss

Markus Wyss