Rainer Weiss


Professor Rainer Weiss
2017 Nobel Laureate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Rainer Weiss, born September 29, 1932 Berlin, Germany, MIT BS 1955, PhD 1962, Tufts University Physics faculty 1960-1962, Post doc Princeton 1962-1964, MIT Physics faculty 1964-2001, emeritus 2001—, Adjunct Professor of Physics LSU 2001—. Primary areas of research: Atomic clocks, Cosmic background radiation measurements, Gravitational wave detection. Click here for more information: http://web.mit.edu/physics/people/faculty/weiss_rainer.html