Malcolm Beasley

Malcolm Roy Beasley (born 1940)[1] is an American physicist. He is Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics at Stanford University. He is known for his research related to superconductivity.[2] He served as chairman of the Jan Hendrik Schön commission, which determined that Schön fabricated much of his published research.

Beasley attended Cornell University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in engineering physics in 1962 and his Ph.D. in 1967. He joined the faculty of Harvard University in 1968 where he remained until accepting a position at Stanford in 1974.[3] In 1991, He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[1] He was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1993.[2]

At Stanford, Beasley has served as the dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences and collaborates with Theodore Geballe and Aharon Kapitulnik.


  1. 1 2 "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Beasley, Malcolm R.". National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  3. "Malcolm Beasley, Stanford University: Candidate for Vice President". American Physical Society. Retrieved May 29, 2011.

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