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Montroll, E. W.
Oral history interview with E. W. Montroll, 1983 September 26.
Topics discussed include: his education at the University of Pittsburgh, his work with Joe Mayer, his Sterling Fellow post at Yale and work with the Ising model, his work with Kirkwood on wave theory during the war, and his work with ring diagram, cluster expansion theory, Feynman diagrams, Honsagger, phase transitions at Columbia, statistical mechanics problems, and his time at IBM.
Scientist and mathematician; MS in mathematics, University of Pittsburgh (1939); Sterling research fellow at Yale University; research associate at Cornell University (1941-1942); worked at a variety of institutions during World War II including the Polytechic Institute of Brooklyn and the University of Pittsburgh. He later was research professor in the Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Maryland. In 1960 he became the Director of General Sciences at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
Kirkwood, John Gamble, 1907-1959.
Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-
Montroll, E. W.
Columbia University
Thomas J. Watson IBM Research Center
University of Pittsburgh.
Yale University.
Feynman diagrams.
Ising model.
Statistical mechanics.
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Heims, Steve J., interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA