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Background Information

Employment History

Contributor

Jewish Magazine

Professor of Physics

Education

PhD

theoretical physics

Cornell University

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By Michael W. ...

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By Michael W. Klein, Professor of Physics, Emeritus

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Michael Klein was born into the family of a Chassidic rabbi in a small town in southern Hungary. His secular education ended at sixth grade, but he continued to study at the Yeshiva till age fourteen, when the Germans occupied Hungary in 1944. He had just turned fifteen when he was deported with his parents and ten brothers and sisters to the Ghetto, and then to Auschwitz. Only the author and two older sisters survived.
By the time the war ended the author was seriously ill with tuberculosis. He spent the next six years in tuberculosis hospitals, during which time he struggled not only to stay alive, but also to educate himself, studying English, German, mathematics and physics on his own. Finally, in 1952, he entered the University of Colorado, majored in engineering-physics, and graduated first in his class. He earned his PhD in theoretical physics at Cornell University in 1962, He became a professor of physics, and has published scores of scientific articles.


from the Shoah

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By Michael W. Klein, Professor of Physics, Emeritus

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Michael Klein was born into the family of a Chassidic rabbi in a small town in southern Hungary.His secular education ended at sixth grade, but he continued to study at the Yeshiva till age fourteen, when the Germans occupied Hungary in 1944.He had just turned fifteen when he was deported with his parents and ten brothers and sisters to the Ghetto, and then to Auschwitz.Only the author and two older sisters survived.
By the time the war ended the author was seriously ill with tuberculosis.He spent the next six years in tuberculosis hospitals, during which time he struggled not only to stay alive, but also to educate himself, studying English, German, mathematics and physics on his own.Finally, in 1952, he entered the University of Colorado, majored in engineering-physics, and graduated first in his class.He earned his PhD in theoretical physics at Cornell University in 1962, He became a professor of physics, and has published scores of scientific articles.


The Wire @ WPI Online - June 1998

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Michael Klein , retired professor of physics , is continuing his research in low-temperature superconductors while he enjoys the cosmopolitan and cultural riches in his adopted home city of Jerusalem.Outstanding in Their FieldsThe cream of the crop of WPI's student-athletes were honored recently during WPI's annual sports award banquet.

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