March 2004

Herman Z. Cummins

Curriculum Vitae

1. Current Data

Distinguished Professor of Physics Emeritus
City College of The City University of New York
Physics - J419
New York, NY   10031

                        Home Address :   300 Riverside Drive, Apt. 6A, New York, NY   10025

2. Education


            Institution                                   Dates          Degree and Major                             Conferred

            Ohio State University                1951-1956     B.S. (Engineering Physics)                     
                                                                                    M.S. in Physics                                          1956

            University of Paris                    1956-1957      Diplome d'Etudes Superieures                    1957

            Columbia University                 1957-1963     Ph.D. (Physics - C.H. Townes)                  1963

3. Employment

            Institution                                                   Dates    Rank                                   Department

Columbia University                                      1957-1958             Laboratory Instructor               Physics
Columbia Radiation Laboratory                    1958-1962             Research Assistant                   Physics
Columbia Radiation Laboratory                    1962-1964             Research Physicist                   Physics
Johns Hopkins University                             1964-1967             Assistant Professor                  Physics
Johns Hopkins University                              1967-1968            Associate Professor                  Physics
Johns Hopkins University                              1969-1971            Professor                                  Physics
New York University                                    1971-1974             Professor                                  Physics
City College of CUNY                                  1974-2004            Distinguished Professor            Physics
Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris)                  1977-1978            Maitre de Recherche                 Physics
University of Paris VI                                    1984-1985             Professeur Associe                    Physics

4. Academic and Professional Honors        

Fulbright Scholar, University of Paris, 1956-1957

Maryland Academy of Science Outstanding Young Scientist Award, 1967

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1969-1972

Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1969

Fellow of the New York Academy of Science, 1971    

John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1984-1985

National Academy of Sciences, 1996

Alexander von Humboldt Senior Research Award, 1998-2003

Docteur Honoris Causa, Universite P. & M. Curie - Paris, 1999

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001

 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2004

[Last update: April 2, 2004]