IMBUSCH, George Francis ('Frank')



IMBUSCH, George Francis ('Frank')



birth name

George Francis Imbusch

Known as

Frank Imbusch


George Francis Imbusch, BSc (NUI), MSc (NUI), PhD (Stanford), DSc (NUI), Emeritus Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Galway,

In the course of a distinguished career, Frank Imbusch combined his role as a Physics educator and researcher with that of senior college official.
He was born in Limerick, the son of George Patrick and Alice (Neville) Imbusch. His academic career included appointments as: researcher, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1964-1967; lecturer, University College, Galway, 1967-1971; associate professor experimental physics, University College, Galway, 1971-1974; professor, University College, Galway, 1974-2002; vice president, University College, Galway, 1992-1998.
His distinctions and professional memberships include: Fellow Institute Physics (United Kingdom), Institution Elec. Engineers (United Kingdom); member American Institute Physics, Royal Irish Academy, elected in 1977, Science Secretary 1989-1991.

Key Words

Experimental Physics; Spectroscopy; Astronomy; University Vice-President




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3 July 2023

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