Manuel Sandoval Vallarta

Manuel Sandoval Vallarta

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 02-11-1899

Died: 04-18-1977

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Vallarta, Manuel Sandoval: Appointed to study the connection between Schrödinger’s Wave Mechanics and Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, with special reference to the problem of the fine structure of spectral lines, in consultation with European authorities; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1927.

Born February 11, 1899, at Mexico City, Mexico. Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B., 1921; Sc.D., 1924; Honorary Fellow in Physics, 1923–24.

Research Associate in Physics, 1924–25, Assistant Professor, 1926—, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Publications: Articles in Journal of Mathematics and Physics; Zeitschrift für Physik; Archiv für Elektrotechnik; Journal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.