William Houlder Zachariasen

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: Physics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-15-1906

Died: 12-24-1979

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

ZACHARIASEN, WILLIAM HOULDER:  Appointed for a study of the constitution of the borates by methods of crystal analysis, at the Universities of Göttingen and Manchester; tenure, nine months from April 1, 1935.

Born February 15, 1906, in Norway. Education:  Oslo Katedral, B.A., 1921; Oslo University, M.Sc., Mineralogy, 1924, M.Sc., Mathematics, 1926, Ph.D., 1928. Fellow of the International Education Board at the University of Manchester, 1928–29.

Assistant Professor of Crystallography, 1928–30, Oslo University; Assistant Professor of Physics, 1930—, University of Chicago.

Publications:  Articles in Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, Zeitschrift fü Kristallographie, Zeitschrift für Physikalische chemie, Zeitschrift für Physik, Proceedings of the National Academy of Norway, Centralblatt für Mineralogie und Petrographie, Physical Review, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, Kristallographie, Petrographie, Journal of Chemical Physics, American Mineralogist, Glastechnische Berichte.