ARTHUR KERMAN, Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Professor of Physics, Emeritus

EMAIL: kerman@mitlns.mit.edu

PHONE: (617) 253-7072

OFFICE: 6-306

ASSISTANT: Charles Suggs (617) 253-8363


MIT Career Timeline

  • 1953: Ph.D.
  • 1956: Assistant Professor
  • 1960: Associate Professor
  • 1964: Professor of Physics
  • 1999-2015: Professor Emeritus
  • Other Positions

  • 1976-1983: Director, Center for Theoretical Physics
  • 1983-1992: Director, Laboratory for Nuclear Science

Area of Physics:

Particle Cosmology

Research Interests


Biographical Sketch

Professor Kerman, a native of Montreal and a graduate of McGill University, joined the MIT faculty in 1956 as an assistant professor of physics shortly after he received the PhD from MIT. He became an associate professor in 1960 and professor in 1964.

From 1976-83, Professor Kerman was director of the Center for Theoretical Physics. From 1983-92, he served as director of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science.

Professor Kerman is a fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Selected Publications


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