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Biographical Sketch of Willem Hendrik DICKHOFF


  • Born: November 15, 1952; Amsterdam, the Netherlands 
        • Education
        Free University, Amsterdam, B.Sc., 1974
        Free University, Amsterdam, M.Sc., 1977
        Free University, Amsterdam, Ph.D., 1981 
  • Research Positions
    Predoctoral fellow, Institut für Kernphysik, Jülich, 1977-78
    Research Assistant, Free University, Amsterdam, 1978-1981
    University Assistant, University of Tübingen, 1981-85
    Visiting Scientist, TRIUMF, Vancouver, 1985-86
  • Academic Positions
    Assistant Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1986-92
    Associate Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1992-97
    Professor of Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1997-present 
  • Scientific Work
    Quantum mechanics of many-body systems.
    Nuclear interactions and nuclear structure in finite nuclei and nuclear matter.
    Approximately 70 authored or co-authored papers published in refereed periodicals, including 2 major review articles; about 30 invited and contributed papers in conference proceedings volumes; 1 book chapter, and 1 book entitled "Many-body theory exposed!" together with Prof. Dimitri Van Neck from the University of Ghent (now in its 2nd edition) 
  • Longer Visits
    University of Barcelona
    ECT Trento
    Free University, Amsterdam
    University of Ghent
    INT, University of Washington, Seattle
    NSCL, MSU, East Lansing
    NIKHEF, Amsterdam 
    TRIUMF, Vancouver
    RIKEN, Tokyo
    University of Tübingen
    Weizmann Institute, Rehovot

E-mail: wimd@wuphys.wustl.edu