Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1942 – Robert Joseph Birgeneau was born is a Canadian physicist.
– Birgeneau graduated from St. Michael’s College School in Toronto.
1963 – He received a B.Sc in mathematics from the University of Toronto.
1966 – He received his Ph.D in physics from Yale University.
1968-1975 – He worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories.
1988 – He served Chairman of physics department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
1991- Dean of school of science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
2000-2004 – He became the fourteenth president of the University of Toronto.
2004 – He served as the ninth chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley.