Charlotte Fischer

General Physics, Subatomic Particles, Optics, Biophysics, Theoretical Physics

Internationally recognized for her software for calculating atomic structure, and for research in atomic structure theory.

Birthdate
September 21, 1929

Birthplace
Nikolayevka, Ukraine

Family Members
  • Husband:Patrick C. Fischer
  • Daughter:Carolyn

Title
Professor Emerita

Office
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University

Status
Working

Degrees
  • BA (Mathematics and Chemistry), University of British Columbia, 1952
  • MA (Applied Mathematics), University of British Columbia, 1954
  • PhD (Applied Mathematics and Computing), Cambridge, 1957

Awards
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 1963
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1991
  • Member of the Royal Physiographical Society of Lund, 1995
  • Fulbright Senior Research Award, 1998-99
  • Foreign member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, 2004

Mentor

Douglas R. Hartree, Cambridge University mathematician and physicist who was Fischer's PhD supervisor.


Last Updated
August 9, 2006

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