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Lawrence William Jones

Occupation: Physicist (Retired)Lawrence William Jones
Born: Evanston, Illinois, November 16, 1925

Education:
PhD in Physics, University of California Berkeley, CA (1952)
MS in Physics, Northwestern University (1949)
BS in Physics and Zoology, Northwestern University (1948)

Career:
Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1998-Present)
Staff Associate, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) (1988-Present)
Visiting Scientist, Faculty, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1952-Present)
Staff Member, Forward-Backward Lepton Jet Analyzer Group, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) (1988)
Chairman, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1982-1987)
Visiting Professor, Westfield College (Now Queen Mary University of London) (1977)
Science Research Council Fellow, Westfield College (Now Queen Mary University of London) (1977)
Visiting Professor, University of London (1977)
Science Research Council Fellow, University of London (1977)
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) (1965)
Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1963-1998)
Ford Foundation Fellow, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) (1961-1962)
Associate Professor, Assistant Professor and Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1952-1963)
Research Assistant, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (1950-1952)
Teaching Fellow, University of California Berkeley (1949-1950)
Teaching Fellow, Northwestern University (1948-1949)
Scientist, United States Naval Ordnance Laboratory (1948)

Career Related:
Co-chairman, Science Advisory Committee, Michigan Environmental Council (2000-Present); Visiting Scientist, European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland (1985-Present); Visiting Physicist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL (1971-Present); Visiting Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY (1963-Present); Visiting Physicist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (1959-Present); Consultant, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (2002); International Advisory Committee, The Chacaltaya Observatory, Universidad Mayor de San Andreas (2001); International Advisory Committee, Bolivian Observatory of Mount Chacaltaya (2001); Visiting Physicist, Superconducting Super Collider National Laboratory (1991-1994); Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The University of Adelaide (1991); Visiting Professor, Falkiner High Energy Physics Department (Now Particle Physics Group), The University of Sydney, Australia (1991); Visiting Scientist, Department of Physics, University of Auckland (1991); Consultant, Central Design Group, Superconducting Super Collider National Laboratory (1985-1987); Elementary Particle Physics Panel, Physics Survey Committee, National Research Council (1984); Trustee, Universities Research Association, Inc. (1982-1987); Visiting Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India (1979); Science Research Council Fellow (1977); Consultant, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1974-1981); Visiting Scientist, European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland (1965); Guggenheim Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1965); Consultant, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1964-1966); Visiting Scientist, European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland (1961-1962); Ford Foundation Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (1961-1962); Physicist, Midwestern University Research Association (1956-1957); Visiting Physicist, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) Laboratory, Geneva, Switzerland; Fellow, American Physical Society

Military:
United States Army (1944-1946)

Civic:
Active, The International Cosmic Rays Community (1998-Present); President, Ecology Center, Ann Arbor, MI (1975); Treasurer, Ecology Center, Ann Arbor, MI (1974)

Creative Works:
Co-author “A History of the Midwestern Universities Research Association (MURA)(2009); Advisory Panel, Cosmic Rays, Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics (1991-1995); Speaker in the Field

Awards:
Science Research Council Fellow (1977); Guggenheim Fellow (1965); Ford Foundation Fellow (1961-1962)

Achievements:
Chair and Co-Chair of the PhD thesis committees of 17 physics students, including Samuel Ting, who later received the Nobel Prize

Memberships:
Member, Friends of the History of Physics Group; Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Hobbies:
CERN Laboratories; Cosmic Rays research; Research Programs, in the laboratory in Michigan-CERN

Family:
Son of Charles Herbert Jones and Fern (Storm) Jones
Widowed: Ruth Reavley Drummond (6/24/1950, Deceased 2018)
Children: Douglas Warren; Carol Anne; Ellen Louise
Grandchildren: Nathaniel Jones; Rachel Jones; Kevin Dillman; Peter Dillman; Maeve Dwyer
Two greatgranchildren

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America – 1990-1991, 46th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in America – 1989-1990, 45th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in America – 1987-1988, 44th Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2016-2017, 12th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2006-2007, 9th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2016, 42nd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2015, 41st Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2014, 40th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2013, 39th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2012, 38th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2011, 37th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2010, 36th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2009, 35th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2008, 34th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2007, 33rd Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2006, 32nd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2005, 31st Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2004, 30th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2003, 29th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2002, 28th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1996-1997, 25th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1986-1987, 20th Edition (pub. 1985)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2009, 26th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)

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