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Curriculum Vitae

John J. Hopfield, Professor
Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
Princeton NJ 08544
Tel: (609) 258-1239
Fax: (609) 258-6730
Email: hopfield@princeton.edu

Education Degree Year(s) Field Of Study
Swarthmore College A.B 1954 Physics
Cornell University Ph.D. 1958 Physics

Research Experience
1958-1960 Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories
1960-1961 Research Physicist, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
1961-1964 Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
1964-1980 Professor of Physics, Princeton University
1973-1989 Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories
1980-1997 Professor of Chemistry and Biology, California Institute of Technology
1997- Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

1962-1964 Alfred Sloan Fellow
1969 Guggenheim Fellow (Cavendish, Cambridge, England)
1969 Buckley Prize, Am. Phys. Soc.
1983-88 John and Catherine T. MacArthur Award
1985 APS Prize in Biophysics
1988 Michelson-Morley Award, Case-Western Univ.
1989 The Wright Prize, Harvey Mudd College
1991 California Scientist of the Year, California Museum of Science and Industry
1992 Hon. D. Sci. Swarthmore College
1997 Neural Network Pioneer Award, IEEE
1999 International Neural Network Society Helmholtz Award
2001 Dirac Medal and Prize, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste
2002 Pender Award, Moore School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

1979-80 Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics, Princeton
1980-97 Roscoe Gilkey Dickinson Professor, California Institute of Technology
2001- Howard A. Prior Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Member, American Philosophical Society

Miscellaneous Activities
1965-1967 Member of NASA “Tycho” Study Group on the nature of the lunar surface
1971-1973 Member of the Strategic Military Panel of PSAC
1977-1978 Member of the APS Study on Solar Photoelectricity
1978-1989 Member of Neurosciences Research Program
1980-1982 Member of the Solar Photovoltaic Energy Advisory Committee
1982- Trustee, Battelle Memorial Institute
1986-1987 Trustee, Neuroscience Research Institute
1990-1996 Trustee, Harvey Mudd College
1991-1996 Trustee, Huntington Medical Research Institute
1995-1998 Chairman, Committee on Publication, NAS
1997-2001 Advisory Council, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences
1997-1999 Chairman, Selection Committee, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Interfaces Program
2000-2002 NAS committee Bio 2010: Undergraduate biology education for future scientists

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