In memoriam (1933-2017)
Professor Sheldon Schultz was a graduate of Columbia University who joined UC San Diego's Physcis department as a professor in 1960. Schultz was the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Reserarch Fellowship from 1964-1966. Years of success as a professor earned him a position as the Director of CMRR from 1990 to 2000. In 2003 The Sheldon Schultz Prize of Excellence in Graduate Student Research was established in the former director's name as a part of the celebration for the 20th anniversary of CMRR. Professor Schultz's great research work also earned him a spot in Science magazine as No. 8 in "Top Ten Breakthoughs of 2003". From the year 2000 and on Professor Schultz held a position as a research professor of physics here at UC San Diego.
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