Douglas J. Scalapino is Research Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara
. His primary
scientific interests are superconductivity and magnetism, focusing on
the high Tc cuprates and the recently discovered Fe-pnictides.
Scalapino received his undergraduate degree from Yale in 1955 and his PhD
from Stanford in 1961 working with E.T. Jaynes. He then worked as a
research associate with J.R. Schrieffer and was appointed to the physics
faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 1964. In 1968 he joined the
physics department at UCSB. In 1979 he along with J. Hartle, R. Sawyer
and R. Sugar founded the NSF ITP at UCSB.