Professor Edward Hinds
|Alma mater||Jesus College, Oxford|
|Awards||The Humboldt Prize (1998) |
Rumford Medal (2008)
Thompson Medal (2008)
Royal Society Bakerian Medal (2019)
|Institutions||Columbia University |
SCOAP, University of Sussex
Imperial College London
He was educated at Dame Allan's School in Newcastle before being offered a place at Jesus College, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1968. He obtained both an undergraduate degree and a doctorate before moving to the United States to teach at Columbia University.
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.
Honours and awardsEdit
Source: Imperial College
- Royal Society Bakerian Medal, 2019
- Faraday Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics, 2013
- Rumford Medal, Royal Society, 2008
- Thomson Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics, 2008
- Royal Society Research Professor, Royal Society, 2006
- Fellow of the Royal Society, 2004
- Fellow of the Optical Society of America, 2002
- EPSRC Senior Research Fellow, 1999
- Humboldt Prize, 1998
- Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow, 1998
- Fellow of the Institute of Physics, 1996
- Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1994
- "Birthdays". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media. 8 Sep 2014. p. 33.
- "Hinds, Prof. Edward Allen". Who's Who 2009. Oxford University Press. December 2008. Retrieved 2 March 2009.
- "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.
- "Honours, Awards and Qualifications". The Jesus College Record: 118. 2008.
- "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.
- "Professor Ed Hinds FRS". Royal Society. Retrieved 19 October 2014.