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Dick Bedeaux

Born Sept. 19. 1941, in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Education

  • Master degree in Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, November 1964.
  • PhD degree for a thesis on ” The relation between the virial coefficients and the scattering operator”. Advisor Prof. Dr. N.G. van Kampen at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, May 1969

Positions held

  • Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Dr. K.E. Shuler, Department of Chemistry, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA: 1969 ‑ 1971
  • Visiting professor at the Institut für Theoretische Physikalische Chemie, Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany (BRD):  1971 ‑ 1972
  • Research associate, Instituut‑Lorentz, University of Leiden,  The Netherlands: 1972 ‑ 1981
  • Professor of Theoretical Physics, Institutt for Teoretisk Fysikk, Norges Tekniske Hogskole, Trondheim, Norway: 1981 ‑ 1983
  • Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Physical and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Leiden, The Netherlands: 1984 ‑ 2006
  • Visiting professor University of Kyoto:  April – October  2000
  • Visiting professor University of Barcelona:  February-June 2004
  • Professor II of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway: 2003 – now

Honours

  • Masters degree Cum Laude:  1964
  • Elected as Foreign Member of the “Norwegian Academy of Technical Sciences”: 1996-present
  • Onsager medal for his contribution to the formulation of the Onsager reciprocal relations for surfaces: Dec. 1997
  • Elected as “Fellow of the American Physical Society” for “his contribution to the statistical physics and non-equilibrium thermodynamics of surfaces”: 1997-present
  • Onsager professor, Institute of Physical Chemistry, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway: 1997 – 1998
  • Guest professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK: 1997‑2005
  • Main address at a symposium in commemoration of Prof. Dr. R. Kubo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan: Sept. 1998
  • Guest professor at the Department of Fundamental Energy Science, Faculty of Energy Science, Kyoto University, Japan: 2000
  • Symposium on the occasion of 60th birthday: Optical and thermodynamic properties of surfaces:  Sept. 2001
  • Festschrift on the occasion of 60th birthday: Statistical Thermodynamics and Colloid Science. Published as issue 298 of Physica A: Sept. 2001
  • Guest professor University of Barcelona: 2004
  • Front page Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics: Issue 17, 2006
  • Invitation for extraordinary sabbatical at Centre of Advanced studies: 2007-2008
  • Elected Member of the “Royal Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters”: 2011 – present
  • Symposium on the occasion of 70th birthday: Optical and thermodynamic properties of surfaces:  Sept. 2011

Academic achievements summary

Wrote more that 200 refereed journal publications. Graduated 29 PhD students. More than 100 invited talks. Co-authored 4 books.

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