Frank S. Levin

Professor Emeritus


Professor Levin joined the Brown Physics Department in 1967. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he received his Ph.D. from University of Maryland in 1961. He has done postdoctoral research at Rice University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in England. He is an awardee of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He is the founder and first Chairman of the American Physical Society's Topical Group on Few-Body Systems and Multiparticle Dynamics. He has been a Visiting Professor in Bonn, Budapest, Delhi, Gainesville, Guildford, Lisbon, Mexico City, Quebec, and Recife.


"Long Range Casimir Forces: Theory and Recent Experiments in Atomic Systems," edited with D.A. Micha (Plenum, New York, 1993).

"Coulomb Interactions in Nuclear and Atomic Few-Body Collisions," edited with D.A. Micha (Plenum, New York, 1996).

"An Introduction to Quantum Theory" (Cambridge University Press, 2002).

"Calibrating the Cosmos: How Cosmology Explains Our Big Bang Universe" (Springer, 2006).

“Surfing the Quantum World” (Oxford University Press, 2017).