Carl Haber (physicist)

Carl Haber is an American physicist. He is best known for his work in audio preservation.[1] In 2013 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.[2]

Carl Haber
Born
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materColumbia University B.A. (1980), M.Phil. (1982), and Ph.D. (1985)
AwardsMacArthur Fellowship (2013) Guggenheim Fellowship (2006)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics

CareerEdit

Haber attended Columbia University for his B.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D. Since 1986, he has worked for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Haber's work on the IRENE system has involved collaboration with the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress.[3] Methods invented by Haber have been credited with restoring the earliest known recording of a human voice, as well as early recordings of Alexander Graham Bell's voice.[4]

He was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2001 [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carl Haber". MacArthur Foundation. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  2. ^ "MacArthur Foundation". www.macfound.org. Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  3. ^ Basu, Tanya (25 September 2013). "How Genius Carl Haber Restores Long-Lost Sounds". National Geographic. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Carl Haber". MacArthur Foundation. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  5. ^ "APS Fellow Archive". APS. Retrieved 18 September 2020.