Elliott H. Lieb -- Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Elliott H. Lieb


Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics
The University of Birmingham, England 1956

B.Sc. in Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953


1975- Professor of Mathematics and Higgins Professor of Physics, Princeton University
1974-1975 On leave from MIT at Princeton University
1973-1974 Professor of Mathematics and Physics, MIT
1968-1973 Professor of Applied Mathematics, MIT
1966-1968 Professor of Physics, Northeastern University
1963-1966 Associate Professor of Physics, Belfer Graduate School of Science, Yeshiva University
1961-1962 Visiting Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone
(on leave from IBM)
1960-1963 Staff Theoretical Physicist at International Business Machines Corporation Research Center
1958-1960 Research Associate, Cornell University
1957-1958 Research Associate, University of Illinois
1956-1957 Fulbright Fellow, Yukawa Hall, Kyoto University, Japan


Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Member of the Royal Danish Academy
Miembro Honorario of the Chilean Academy of Sciences
Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Foreign Member of the Royal Society (UK)
Member of the Academia Europaea
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Fellow of the American Physical Society
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

1979 Honorary doctorate, University of Copenhagen
1995 Honorary doctorate, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne
2004 Honorary doctorate University of Munich
2007 Honorary doctorate, University of Birmingham, UK
1982-1984 and 1997-1999 President of the International Association of Mathematical Physics
1972 and 1978 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship award
1970 Boris Pregel Award in Chemical Physics of the N.Y. Academy of Sciences
1978 Heineman prize in Mathematical Physics of the American Physical Society
and the American Institute of Physics
1985 Prix Scientifique of the Union des Assurances de Paris, France
1988 Birkhoff prize in applied mathematics of the American Mathematical Society
and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
1992 Max-Planck Medal of the German Physical Society
1998 Boltzmann medal of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
1998 Onsager medal of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
2001 Rolf Schock prize in mathematics, Swedish Academy of Sciences
2002 Levi L. Conant Prize of the American Mathematical Society
2002 Austrian Medal of Honor for Science and Art
2003 Poincare prize of the International Association of Mathematical Physics
2012 Simons Foundation Fellowship award
2021 Erwin Schroedinger Institute Medal and Prize for Mathematics and Physics
2022 Amer. Phys. Soc. Medal and Prize for 'Extraordinary Achievement in Research'
2022 International Mathematical Union and DMV Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize
2022 International Centre for Theoretical Physics Dirac Medal
2023 Kyoto Prize in Basic Science