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Thomas E. Everhart

AKA Thomas Eugene Everhart

Born: 15-Feb-1932
Birthplace: Kansas City, MO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of CalTech, 1987-97

Researched scanning electron microscopy.

Father: William Elliott Everhart
Mother: Elizabeth Ann West
Wife: Doris Arleen Wentz (m. 21-Jun-1953, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Janet Sue
Daughter: Nancy Jean
Son: David William
Son: John Thomas

    University: AB Physics, Harvard University (1953)
    University: MSc, University of California at Los Angeles (1955)
    University: PhD Engineering, Cambridge University (1958)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1958-79)
    Professor: EE, Cornell University (1979-84)
    Administrator: Dean, College of Engineering, Cornell University (1979-84)
    Professor: Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1984-87)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1984-87)
    Professor: EE & Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology (1987-97)
    Administrator: President, California Institute of Technology (1987-97)
    Administrator: Trustee, California Institute of Technology (1998-)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University

    Member of the Board of Agilent
    Member of the Board of General Motors (1989-)
    Member of the Board of Hewlett-Packard
    Member of the Board of Hughes Electronics
    Member of the Board of Raytheon
    Member of the Board of Saint-Gobain
    US Energy Department Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (1990-93)
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Council on Competitiveness Vice Chairman (1990-96)
    IEEE
    Kavli Foundation Board of Directors
    W. M. Keck Foundation Board of Directors
    National Academy of Engineering (elected 1978, Council 1988)
    Electric Power Research Institute
    Royal Academy of Engineering
    Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1974


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