Yoseph Imry

Israeli physicist

Yoseph Imry (Hebrew: יוסף אמרי; born 23 February 1939 – 29 May 2018) was an Israeli physicist. He was best known for taking part in the discovery of mesoscopic physics. In 2016, Imry won the Wolf Prize. In 1996, Imry received the Rothschild Prize in physics.[1] In 2001, Imry was awarded the Israel Prize in physics.[2][3]

Yoseph Imry
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Joe Imry, Aug. 2008
Born(1939-02-23)February 23, 1939
DiedMay 29, 2018(2018-05-29) (aged 79)
Tel Aviv, Israel
AwardsWolf Prize in Physics, Israel Prize
Scientific career
FieldsMesoscopic physics
InstitutionsWeizmann Institute of Science, IBM
Doctoral studentsYigal Meir

He was a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Salzburg), the European Academy of Sciences, Sciences and Humanities (Paris) and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Imry died in Tel Aviv on 29 May 2018 at the age of 79.[4]


  1. "Rothschild Prize to Weizmann Institute Professor Yoseph Imry". Weizmann Institute of Science. June 26, 1996.
  2. "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient's C.V."
  3. "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient".
  4. Yoseph Imry

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