David Kaiser

David I. Kaiser is an American physicist and historian of science. He is Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a full professor in MIT's department of physics. He also served as an inaugural associate dean for MIT's cross-disciplinary program in Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing.

Kaiser is the author or editor of several books on the history of science, including ''Drawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics'' (2005), ''How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival'' (2011), and ''Quantum Legacies: Dispatches from an Uncertain World'' (2020). He received the Apker Award from the American Physical Society in 1993 and was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2010. His historical scholarship has been honored with the Pfizer Award (2007) and the Davis Prize (2013) from the History of Science Society. In March 2012 he was awarded the MacVicar fellowship, a prestigious MIT undergraduate teaching award. In 2012, he also received the Frank E. Perkins Award from MIT for excellence in mentoring graduate students. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Kaiser, David
Published 2020
The University of Chicago Press