John Wilkins Curriculum Vita


B.S. in Engineering, Northwestern University, June 1959.
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois, June 1963.

Positions Held

NAS/NRC Fellowship, University of Cambridge, 1963-64.
Assistant Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1964-68.
Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1968-74.
Professor of Physics, Cornell University, 1974-1988.
Ohio Eminent Scholar, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University, 1988-present.

Research Interests



Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 2010
Fellow of APS and AAAS, 1992.
Dr. of Technology (honorary), Chalmers University of Technology, 1990.
Guggenheim Fellowship, 1985-86.
Sloan Fellowship, 1966-1968.
AFOSR Postdoctoral Felllow, 1963
APS, Outstanding Referee, 2008 (lifetime award)

Previous Responsibilities

Member, Department of Energy, BES, Committee of Visitors, 2003 and 2006.
Member, U. of Chicago Science and Technology Advisory Comm. (1990-2003)
Vice-Chair -> Past Chair, APS Div of Condensed Matter Physics, (2001-05)
Member, Publications Oversight Committee of the American Physical Society (1993-1997); Chair 1995-1996.
Member, Executive Board of the American Physical Society (1992-93).
Councillor, Division of Condensed Matter Physics, American Physical Society (1990-1993).
Member, Executive Committee, APS-Div Condensed Matter Physics 1990-1993).
Editorial Board, Physical Review B (1991-1993).
Associate Editor, Physical Review Letters (1982-85).
Associate Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics (1983-1995).
Coordinator, Comments on Condensed Matter Physics (1985-1991).
Associate Editor, Physica Scripta (1977-1985).
Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1991-1999).
Consultant, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1984-1991).
Chairman, Review Task Force of Physical Review B (1991-1993).
Chairman, Proposal Review Panel, Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (1983-1988).
Member, U. of Chicago Review Comm. of Materials Science Div., Argonne Nat. Lab (1984-1987).
Member, Nominations Comm. of APS Div. of Condensed Matter Physics (1984, 1985, 1987, 1990-1993).
Member, International Comm. to Evaluate Research on Condensed Matter in Norway (1985-86).
Member, International Committee for Evaluation of Swedish Physics (1991-92).
Expert, ESF study on the Scientific Case for a European Laboratory for 100 Tesla Science (1998)
Member, Theory Division External Advisory Comm., Los Alamos Nat. Lab. (1988-92).
Member, Advisory Comm. for Conf. on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (1986-1989).
Co-coordinator, ITP Mesoscopic Systems Program (1989-1991).
Co-coordinator, ITP Strongly Interacting Fermions Program (1985-1986).
Member, Review Task Force of Physical Review Letters (1990-1,2003-4).
Member, Executive Comm. of APS Division of Biological Physics (1973-77).
Member, Selection Committee for Hall of Fame in Ohio Technologies (1990).

Visiting Positions:

Long Term:

February-August 1968. Visiting Professor at Physics Laboratory, I, H.C. Orsted, Institute, Copenhagen and Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg.
August 1972-August 1973. Nordita Visiting Professor at both of the Institutes listed above.
August 1975-August 1976. Visiting Professor at Nordita, Copenhagen, in charge of starting solid state program at Nordita.
September 1979-August 1981. Visiting Professor at Nordita, Copenhagen.
November 1985-June 1986; April-July 1991; April-June 1994. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA.

Short Term:

September 1963. Research Assistant in Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskoa, Goteborg, Sweden.
June-August 1966, July 1977, July 1985. Aspen Institute, Physics Division, Aspen, Colorado.
June 1967. Lecturer at Advanced Study Institute on ``Tunneling Phenomena in Solids,'' Riso, Denmark.
August 1969. Consultant at Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
January 1970, 1973, 1979, 1981, 1985. Department of Physics, University of California at San Diego, Jolla, CA.
January 1971, 1974. Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
July-August 1971 Institute of Theoretical Physics, Helsinki; also lecturer at VI International Summer School in Theoretical Physics in Kiljava, Finland.
August 1978, May-June 1984. Consultant at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
January 1982 Max Planck Institute fur Festkopferforschung, Stuttgart.
October 1985. Lecturer for Troiseme Siecle, resident at Institut de Physique, Universit de Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
January 1984, 1987; June 1984; August 1985-98. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM.
January 1988. Consultant at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
February 1997, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA.

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