Retirement Party for Prof. Leon Lidofsky
A retirement party for Prof. Leon Lidofsky was held at Columbia's Faculty House on November 24, 1992. Prof. William Havens and John Helm hosted the event and C.S. Wu was one of the guest speakers.
Leon Lidofsky received his B.S. in Physics at Tufts in 1945 and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics at Columbia University in 1952.
After serving as a Research Associate in Physics, he was appointed Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Columbia in 1960 and was one of the original nine members of the faculty of the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathmetics. His fields of interest have included Nuclear Physics, Radiation Transport, Application of Computers to Nuclear Research and Radiation in Medicine.
He received the Great Teacher Award from Columbia University in 1988.