Congratulations to Peter B. Littlewood, PhD, for Being Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
Peter B. Littlewood is a Professor in the Department of Physics and the James Franck Institute, and a fellow at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. Littlewood is a condensed matter physicist whose areas of interest include superconductivity and superfluids, strongly correlated electronic materials, collective dynamics of glasses, density waves in solids, neuroscience, and applications of materials for energy and sustainability.
Littlewood previously served as head of the theoretical physics research group at Bell Laboratories, as head of the Theory of Condensed Matter group at Cambridge, head of the Cavendish Laboratory and Department of Physics, and as director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. He serves on the advisory boards of several institutes, including the Faraday Institution, the Simons Foundation, the Paul Scherer Institute, the Carnegie Institute for Science, and the Max Planck Institutes at Halle and Hamburg.