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|John Robert Schrieffer|
Schrieffer in 1972
|Born||May 31, 1931|
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||July 27, 2019 (aged 88)|
Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.
|Institutions||University of Pennsylvania|
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Florida
Florida State University
University of Birmingham
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
|Doctoral advisor||John Bardeen|
|Notable awards||National Medal of Science (1983)|
Nobel Prize in Physics (1972)
Comstock Prize in Physics (1968)
In 2005, Schrieffer fell asleep while driving and received a sentence of two years in prison for vehicular manslaughter which killed one, and injured seven other people.