Pierre C. Hohenberg is a French-American theoretical physicist, who works primarily on statistical mechanics.
Hohenberg studied at Harvard, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1956, his master's degree in 1958, and his doctorate in 1962. Afterwards he was from 1962-1963 at the Institute for Physical Problems in Moscow and at the Ã‰cole Normale SupÃ©rieure in Paris. From 1964 to 1995 he was at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, there from 1985 to 1989 as director of the department of theoretical physics and there from 1989 to 1995 as "Distinguished Member of Technical Staff". At the same time he was from 1974 to 1977 professor for theoretical physics at the TU MÃ¼nchen, where he was already in 1972-1973 guest professor. From 1995 to 2003 he was "Deputy Provost of Science and Technology" at Yale University. Since then he is at Yale "Eugene Higgins Adjunct Professor of Physics and Applied Physics". Hohenberg was additionally from 1963â€“1964 and again in 1988 guest professor in Paris and 1990-1991 as Lorentz-Professor in Leiden. In 2004 he became Senior Vice Provost of Research at New York University.