Notable Women in the Physical Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary

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JOY SCHABER


CHIEN-SHIUNG WU
(1912-1997)
Physicist
Birth 1912
1934 Graduated from the National Central University with
degree in physics
1936 Left China for the United States
1940 Ph.D., physics, University of California, Berkeley
1941 Lecture tour of United States
1942 Married Luke Yuan
1944 Began working in war-related research, Columbia
University
1952 Became member of faculty, Columbia University
1954 Wu and husband became U.S. citizens
1958 D.Sc., Princeton University
1959 D.Sc., Smith College
1960 D.Sc., Goucher College
1961 D.Sc., Rutgers University
1964 Comstock Award, National Academy of Sciences
1971 D.Sc., Yale University
1972-81 Endowed professorship, Columbia University

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