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William Burling Peatman

physicist

William Burling Peatman, American physicist. Named Alfred P. Sloan fellow Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, 1973, Alexander V. Humboldt fellow, Vanderbilt University, 1975. Member American Physical Society, Jazzotic Orchestra Club.

Background

Peatman, William Burling was born on July 15, 1939 in Port Chester, New York, United States. Arrived in Federal Republic of Germany, 1979. Son of John Gray Peatman and Lillie Aleta (Burling) Beisel.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1961. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America, 1969.

Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, United States of America, 1970-1974, associate professor, 1974-1979. Deputy director Berlin Electron Storage Ring for Synchrotron Radiation GMBH, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1979. Honorary professor Free University Berlin, since 1980.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Jazzotic Orchestra Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, jazz clarinet, saxophone.

Connections

Married Penelope Saunders, June 18, 1960 (divorced 1977). Children: William Clinton Burling, James Richardson, Thomas Winfield. Married Angelika Stanke, August 14, 1980.

father:
John Gray Peatman

spouses:
Penelope Saunders

Angelika Stanke

children:
William Clinton Burling Peatman

James Richardson Peatman

Thomas Winfield Peatman