George E. Gibson

George E. Gibson

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Chemistry

Competition: US & Canada

University of California, Berkeley

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

Gibson, George Ernest: Appointed for a theoretical and experimental study of certain problems in atomic and molecular physics bearing on chemistry, in particular in the field of band spectra, principally at the University of Göttingen, Germany; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1927.

Born November 9, 1884, at Edinburgh, Scotland. Education: University of Edinburgh, B.Sc., 1906; University of Breslau, Ph.D., 1911; Vans Dunlop Scholar, University of Edinburgh, 1906–09; Carnegie Research Fellow, Breslau, 1909–11.

Assistant in Physics, 1911–12; Assistant in Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, 1912–13; Instructor in Chemistry, 1913–18, Assistant Professor, 1918–21, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1921—, University of California.

Publications: Articles in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Berichte der deutschen chemischen Gesellschaft, Verhandlungen der deutschen physikalischen Gessellschaft, Physikalische Zeitschrift, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Physical Review.


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