Robert Hamilton Austin

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Robert Hamilton Austin (born 1946) is an American physicist.[1]


He was born in St. Charles, Illinois in 1946.[2]

He received his BA in 1968 from Hope College, he received his M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[2] His current work concerns biological systems evolution and the research behind it.[3]


He is currently Professor of Physics at Princeton University.[4][2]

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1999.[2]

In 2005, he received the Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.


  1. ^ "Robert Hamilton Austin". Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Prize Recipient". Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Robert Austin". Retrieved July 1, 2017.
  4. ^ "Robert H. Austin Lab". Retrieved July 1, 2017.

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