Alfred Mueller biography

Alfred Mueller

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1939 –


Who is Alfred Mueller?

Alfred H. Mueller is an American theoretical physicist.

Mueller studied at Iowa State University, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in 1961 and in 1965 completed his PhD at MIT. He then served until 1971 as a post-doc at the Brookhaven National Laboratory . Since 1972 he has been at the Columbia University . He was also a visiting scientist at the Institute for Advanced Study, at the nuclear research centers in Saclay, the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and at the New York University and at SLAC. Mueller studied among other perturbation theory in the high-order quantum chromodynamics, and tests of QCD "hard" scattering processes of hadrons and QCD in nuclear physics and heavy ion collisions. He was Sloan Fellow in 1972 and a Guggenheim Fellow in 1988. In 2003 he received with George Sterman the Sakurai Prize for the development of concepts of perturbative QCD.

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Jun 9, 1939
Also known as
  • Alfred H. Mueller
  • United States of America
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    ( - 1965)
  • Iowa State University
Lived in
  • New York metropolitan area
    (1965 - )

on July 23, 2013


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