Past Research Assistant

Bruria Kaufman

Affiliation
Mathematics / Natural Sciences
Field of Study
Physics

From the Max Planck Institut Informatik:

Bruria Kaufman was an Israeli theoretical physicist known for contributions to Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity; to statistical physics, where she used applied spinor analysis to rederive the result of Lars Onsager on the partition function of the two-dimensional Ising Model; and to the study of the Mössbauer effect, on which she collaborated with John von Neumann and Harry Lipkin.

“Bruria Kaufman,” Max Planck Institut Informatik

Dates at IAS
Research Assistant
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
4/19516/1955
Member
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
9/19486/1950
Research Assistant
  • Mathematics
9/19474/1948
Degrees
Columbia University Ph.D., 1947
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem M.A., 1938
Honors
American Mathematical Society, Member
American Physical Society, Member