VIP Biography for
Wilfred John Braithwaite, Ph.D.
|Wilfred John Braithwaite, Ph.D.|
|Title||Professor of Physics|
|Current Organization||University of Arkansas at Little Rock|
|Type of Organization||University|
|Major Product||Higher education, research|
|Area of Distribution||International|
|University/Degree||B.S. Physics, 1962, Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Physics, 1965; Ph.D. Physics., 1971, University of Washington|
|Born||April 11, 1940, Ferndale, Washington|
|Published Works||Over 100 peer-reviewed scientific/technical articles|
|Affiliations||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; Arkansas Academy of Science; New York Academy of Science; American Physical Society|
|Hobbies & Sports||Astronomy and astrophysics, science education, high-speed computing-3D visualizations, sailing, water sports|
|Career Accomplishments||Tests of Time Reversal Invariance; High-excitation neutron particle-hole states; Charge-dependent matrix-elements in light nuclei; Large isospin-mixing in light nuclei via scattering comparisons of positive and negative pions; Method for determining rotational symmetries of nuclear states using heavy ions; Multiply-excited atomic states in Helium-like and Lithium-like Oxygen; Strength of the 3-altha process in stellar helium burning; Method for identifying antimatter stars; Method for separating pions and kaons in Time Projection Chambers via in-flight decays; Measurement-limits on source sizes formed in symmetric collisions of ultra-relativistic heavy nuclei; Instrumental design for high-energy nuclear physics|
|Work History||1970-72 Instructor of Physics, Princeton University; 1972-79 Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin; 1975-76/1978-79 Visiting Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 1979-81 Research Scientist Faculty, University of Texas at Austin; 1981-89 Scientific/Technical Consultant; 1989-95 Associate Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; 1990-92 Visiting Scientist Faculty, Indiana University; 1991-95 Affiliate Professor of Physics, University of Washington; 1992-95 Scientific Associate, PPE Division CERN; 1992-present, Guest Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory|
|Married||Wanda P. Chism 1961, Divorced 1974, no children|
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