Born on July 27, 1939, William Happer is an American physicist who is the Cyrus Fogg Brackett Professor of Physics at Princeton University and is a Professor Emeritus and specializes his study in atomic physics, optics and spectroscopy. To learn more about him, read the article below.
Before Fame: He attended University of North Carolina and Princeton University.
William Happer Ethnicity/Religion
Born in Vellore, India, he was born to Dr. William Happer, a Scottish medical officer in the Indian Army and Dr. Gladys Morgan Happer, a medical missionary for the Lutheran Church of North Carolina.
William Happer Affair/Married/Wife
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: William Happer
- Nicknames: Will Happer
- Birthday: July 27, 1939
- Age: 79 years old (as of Feb 2019)
- Birthplace: Vellore, India
- Current Residence: United States
- Education: University of North Carolina, Princeton University
- Profession: Physicist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Christian
- Zodiac: Leo
- Spouse/Wife: Not Available
- Children: Not Available
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He is of Scottish descent.
- He was born in Vellore, India.
- He served as director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science in the George HW Bush administration from 1991 to 1993.
- He rejects scientific consensus on climate change.
- His academic career started at Columbia University where he became a full professor and director of the Columbia Radiation Laboratory.
- He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
- In 2003, he was named the Cyrus Fogg Brackett Professor of Physics at Princeton University and currently he is a Professor Emeritus.