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Edward Hinds FInstP FAPS FRS (born 8 Sept 1949)[1][2] is a British physicist noted for his work with cold matter.

Professor Edward Hinds
Born1949 (1949)
ResidenceUK
NationalityBritish
CitizenshipBritish
Alma materJesus College, Oxford
AwardsThe Humboldt Prize (1998)
Rumford Medal (2008)
Thompson Medal (2008)
Royal Society Bakerian Medal (2019)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsColumbia University
Yale University
SCOAP, University of Sussex
Imperial College London

He was educated at Dame Allan's School in Newcastle[3] before being offered a place at Jesus College, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1968.[4] He obtained both an undergraduate degree and a doctorate before moving to the United States to teach at Columbia University.

He served as Professor of Physics at Yale University before returning to the United Kingdom in 1994 to start the Sussex Centre for Optical and Atomic Physics at Sussex University.[5]

He is currently (2014) a Royal Society Research Professor and Director of the Centre for Cold Matter at Imperial College London where his research is concentrated on fundamental problems in physics and on new methods for producing and manipulating cold atoms and molecules.[6]

Honours and awardsEdit

Source: Imperial College

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birthdays". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media. 8 Sep 2014. p. 33.
  2. ^ "Hinds, Prof. Edward Allen". Who's Who 2009. Oxford University Press. December 2008. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
  3. ^ "The Northern Echo: Prestigious awards for school's old boys". The Northern Echo. 4 November 2007. Archived from the original on 24 May 2012. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  4. ^ "Honours, Awards and Qualifications". The Jesus College Record: 118. 2008.
  5. ^ "The Wood Memorial Lecture - Physics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne". University of Newcastle. Archived from the original on September 25, 2006. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  6. ^ "Professor Ed Hinds FRS". Royal Society. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  7. ^ http://www.iop.org/about/awards/subject/thomson/medallists/page_38612.html