Yoseph Imry

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Yoseph Imry
Professor Joe Imry.jpg
Joe Imry, Aug. 2008
Born (1939-02-23)February 23, 1939
Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine
Awards Wolf Prize in Physics, Israel Prize
Scientific career
Fields Mesoscopic physics
Institutions Weizmann Institute of Science, IBM
Doctoral students Yigal Meir

Yoseph Imry (Hebrew יוסף אמרי) is an Israeli physicist.

He is best known for taking part in the foundation of mesoscopic physics This is a relatively new branch of condensed matter physics. It is concerned with how the behavior of systems whose size is in between micro- and macroscopic, crosses over between these two regimes. These systems can be handled and addressed by more or less usual macroscopic methods, but their behavior may still show quantum effects.

Awards and honours

In 1996, Imry received the Rothschild Prize in physics.[1]

In 2001, Imry was awarded the Israel Prize in physics.[2][3]

In 2016, Imry was awarded the Wolf Prize in physics.[4]

He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg), the European Academy of Sciences, Sciences and Humanities (Paris) and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

See also


  1. ^ "Rothschild Prize to Weizmann Institute Professor Yoseph Imry". Weizmann Institute of Science. June 26, 1996. 
  2. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient's C.V." 
  3. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient". 
  4. ^ Shamah, David (January 13, 2016). "Israel's 'pre-Nobel' Wolf Prize awardees announced". The Times of Israel. Retrieved January 13, 2016. 

External links

  • home page

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