Peter Salovey announced today that the Yale Corporation voted to appoint Yoram Alhassid as the Frederick Phineas Rose Professor of Physics.
Endowed chairs at Yale are awarded to those whose scholarship has brought distinction to the University. Yoram’s outstanding research program is in nuclear physics and in many-body theory applied to a variety of other systems including cold atoms and quantum dots.
Frederick P. Rose was a 1944 graduate of Yale University, majoring in civil engineering. After serving in WWII he joined the real estate development firm started by his father and uncle. Noted for his philanthopy, Mr. Rose was an enthusiastic and generous alumnus who served on the Yale Corporation from 1989 to 1994 and received the Yale Medal for outstanding service to the University in 1991. He passed away in 1999.
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