Tom Lubensky

Award Winner

1943 –


Who is Tom Lubensky?

Tom C. Lubensky is the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Mary Amanda Wood professor of physics and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow, and honored member of the International Liquid Crystal Society. In 2004 Dr. Lubensky received Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize for seminal contributions to the theory of condensed matter systems including the prediction and elucidation of the properties of new, partially ordered phases of complex materials. Coauthor of the textbook Principles of Condensed Matter Physics with Paul Chaikin, Dr. Lubensky also was named to the Patricia M. Williams Term Chair at the University of Pennsylvania from 1995 to 1998.

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May 7, 1943
Kansas City
Also known as
  • Tom C. Lubensky
  • United States of America
  • PhD, Harvard University
    ( - 1969)
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania

on July 23, 2013


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