Félix Cernuschi

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: Astronomy and Astrophysics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 05-17-1907

Died: 12-13-1999

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1942:

Appointed from Argentina:

CERNUSCHI, FÉLIX.  Appointed for studies in the field of statistical mechanics with special reference to its applications to astrophysics; tenure, twelve months from a date to be determined.

Born May 17, 1907, at Montevideo, Uruguay; Argentine citizen. Education:  University of Buenos Aires, Civil Engineer, 1932; Polytechnical School, Zurich, 1933; University of Cambridge, Ph.D., 1937; University of Paris, 1937; Princeton University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1938–39.

Chief of Practical Work in Physics and Mathematical Analysis, 1937, University of Buenos Aires; Investigator in Astrophysics, 1937–39, National Astronomical Observatory of Argentina; Professor of Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics, 1939—, University of Tucumán.

Publications:  Articles in Revista Matemática Hispano-Americana, Revista Electrotécnica, Anales de la Sociedad Científica Argentina, Ciencia y Técnica, Comptes Rendus des séances de l’Académie des Sciences, Journal de Physique et le Radium, Physical Review, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Journal of Chemical Physics, Revista de Matemática y Física Teórica de la Universidad de Tucumán, La Prensa.