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Mitchell J. Feigenbaum  Biography
The Rockefeller University
Box 75
1230 York Avenue
New York, N.Y. 100216399
EDUCATION
M.I.T. February, 1965  June, 1970, Ph.D., Department of Physics Ph.D., Thesis, "The Relationship of Feynmann Parametrization and Double Dispersion Relations of Scattering Amplitudes for Higher Spin Particles" under supervision of F.E. Low
M.I.T. September, 1964  January, 1965, Department of Electrical Engineering
Elected to membership in Sigma Xi
C.C.N.Y. February, 1961  August, 1964, B.E.E., Department of Electrical Engineering
Elected to Honor Societies: Tau Beta Pi, Etta Kappa Nu
Ranked first in class in School of Engineering
PROFESSIONAL HONORS
 Member, The National Academy of Sciences, 1988
 Dickson Prize, CarnegieMellon University, 1987
 Member, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1987
 Wolf Foundation Prize in Physics, 1986
 Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1985
 MacArthur Foundation Award, October 1984
 E. O. Lawrence Memorial Award, D.O.E., 1982
 Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1981
 Distinguished Performance Award, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1980
 National Science Foundation Fellowship, September, 1964  August, 1966
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT
Toyota Professor, The Rockefeller University, January 1987
Professor, Department of Physics and Laboratory and Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University, September, 1982  (on leave, September, 1986)  August, 1988
Visiting Professor, Rockefeller University, Fall, 1984
"Scaling Spectra and Return Times of Dynamical Systems," M. Feigenbaum, J. Stat. Phys. 46, 5 (1987)
"Time Ordering and the Thermodynamics of Strange Sets..", M. Feigenbaum, M.H. Jensen, and I. Procaccia, Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 13 (1986)
"E=mc2", M. Feigenbum and D. Mermin, Am. J. Phys. 56 (1) (1988)
"Presentation Functions, Fixed Points and a Theory of Scaling Function Dynamics, "M Feigenbaum, J. Stat. Phys. 52, 527 (1988)
"Presentation Functions and Scaling Theory for Circle Maps,"
M. Feigenbaum, Nonlinearity 1, 577602 (1988)
"Scaling properties of multifractals as an eigenvalue problem,"
M. Feigenbaum, I Procaccia and T. Tel, Phys. Rev. A, 39 (1989)
"Scaling Behavior & Thermodynamics", M. Feigenbaum, J.J.P. Veerman, Fundemental Problems in Statistical Mechanics VII, H. van Beijeren, Ed., Elsevier (1990)
"Scaling Function Dynamics", M. Feigenbaum, Chaos Order and Patterns. P. Cvitanovic, Ed., Plenum (1991)
"The Critical Indices for Singular Diffusion", L. Kadanoff, A. Chhabra, A. Kolan, M. Feigenbaum, and I. Procaccia, Phys. Rev. A Lett. 45 60956098 (1992)
"Sandpiles, Avalanches and the Statistical Mechanics of NonEquilibrium Stationary States", A.B. Chhabra, M.J. Feigenbaum, L.P. Kadanoff, and I. Procaccia. (submitted to Phys. Rev. A).
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
"Quantitative Universality for a Class of Nonlinear Transformations," M. Feigenbaum, J. Stat. Phys. 19, 25 (1978)
"The Universal Metric Properties of Nonlinear Transformations," M. Feigenbaum, J. Stat. Phys. 21 669 (1979)
"Matric Universality in Nonlinear Recurrence", M. Feigenbaum, Lecture Notes in Physics 93, 163 (1979)
"The Onset Spectrum of Turbulence, "M. Feigenbaum, Phys. Lett. 74A, 375 (1979)
"The Transition to Aperiodic Behavior in Turbulent Systems, "M. Feigenbaum Comm. Math. POhye. 77, 65 (1980)
"The Metric Universal Properties of POeriod Doubling Bifurcations and the Spectrum for a Route to Turbulence, "M Feigenbaum, Ann. New York Acad. Sci 357, 330 (1980)
"Universal Behavior in Families of Area Preserving Maps, "J.M. Greene, R.S. Mackay, F. Vivaldi, and M.J. Feigenbaum, Physics D3, 468 (1981)
"Irrational Decimations and Path Integrals for External Noise," M. Feigenbaum and B Masslacher. Phys. Rev. Lett 49, 605 (1982)
"Quasi Periodicity in DissipativeSystems: A Renormalization Group Approach, "M. Feigenbaum, L>P> Kadanoff and S.F. Shenker, Physica D5, 370 (1982)
"Universal Behavior in NonLinear Systems. "M. Feigenbaum, Phtysica D7, 16 (1983)
"The Onset of Chaos, "M. Feigenbaum and R. Kenway, Statistical and Particle Physics: Common Problems and Techniques, 1100, SUSSP Publications, Edingburgh, Scotland, 1984
"Dynamics for Golden Mean Rotation, "M. Feigenbaum, Nonlinear Phonomena in Physics E. Claro, SpreingerVerlag, 1984
"The Renormalization of the Farey Map and Universal Mode Locking," to be published.
"Trajectory Scaling Function for Bifurcations in AreaPreserving Maps on the Plane, "G. Gunartne and M. Feigenbaum, Physics D, 1985
"Some Characterizations of Strange Sets, "M Feigenbaum, J. Stat. Phys. 46 5 (1987)
