Benjamin W. Lee

Benjamin Lee


Benjamin W. Lee served as head of the lab's Theoretical Physics Department from 1971 to 1977. He was born in Seoul, Korea and came to the United States as a student in 1956. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. He played a key role in shaping the lab's Theoretical Physics Department. After he was killed in an automobile accident in June 1977, the lab held a memorial conference in his honor in October 1977.

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