John Joseph Hopfield

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-08-1891

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Hopfield, John Joseph: Appointed for experimental study of the Zeeman effect on the infra-red spectra of oxygen and nitrogen with reference to the classification of the extreme ultra-violet spectra of these elements, chiefly with Professor F. Paschen, of Berlin; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1928.

Born August 8, 1891, in Poland. Education: Syracuse University, A.B., 1917; University of California, Ph.D., 1923.

Instructor in Physics, 1918–20, Syracuse University; Whiting Research Fellow, 1920–21, Associate in Physics, 1921–23, Instructor in Physics, 1923–25, Assistant Professor of Physics, 1925—, University of California.

Publications: Articles in Physical Review, Journal of the Optical Society, Astrophysical Journal.

Son: John J. Hopfield, Guggenheim Fellow in Physics, 1968