Donna Strickland Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth, Affair, Career, Life, Trivia, Facts, Ethnicity, Religion, Education, Nationality, Husband, Married, Wiki. Who is Donna Theo Strickland and how did she become the first woman to win the Nobel Physics Prize in 55 years?
Who is Donna Strickland?
Donna Theo Strickland is a Canadian Physicist and Professor from Guelph, Ontario. In October 2018, she received the Nobel Prize in Physics. Furthermore, Strickland shares this award with Gérard Mourou with whom she developed the chirped pulse amplification. Mourou is a professor at the École Polytechnique in France.
Donna Strickland Wikipedia Age Biography
The professor was born on 27th May 1959 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Therefore, Donna Strickland’s age is Fifty-nine (59) years old, as of 2018.
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Donna Theo Strickland.|
|Working As||1. Physicist.
|Age||Fifty-nine (59) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||27th May 1959.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Guelph, Ontario, Canada.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|Current Residence||Guelph, Ontario, Canada.|
|Famous for||Received the Nobel Prize for her work on ultrashort lasers.|
Donna Strickland Family Siblings & Parents
Donna Strickland has managed to keep certain parts of her personal life pretty private so there is no information on who her parents are. We have no information about her father, mother and siblings. However, she keeps her family life under wraps. But we will try to find and update you soon.
|Parents||Father: Will update.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
Donna Strickland Educational Background
She received her first degree in physics in 1981 from McMaster University. She studied optics at the University of Rochester, in New York state whilst working towards her PhD. It was here she invented Chirped Pulse Amplification for which she was awarded this year’s prize.
|Highest Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy.|
|College/ University||1. McMaster University.
2. The University of Rochester.
How did she become the first woman to win the Nobel Physics Prize in 55 years?
The Chirped Pulse Amplification invention has a variety of applications, including corrective laser eye surgery. She has taught at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, where she oversees an ultrafast laser lab and works with a team of undergraduate and graduate students.
She was one of three Nobel Prize laureates for physics this year along with Gerard Mourou, who Donna worked on her PhD under, and Arthur Ashkin.
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Donna Strickland Husband & Children
As per her personal life, Donna Strickland is married to his husband “Doug Dykaar”. The couple also shares two children together.
|Donna Strickland Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Doug Dykaar.|
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- She is the first woman to win Nobel Physics Prize in 55 years.
- She is the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
- As of October 2, 2018, she is an associate professor in the Physics and Astronomy Department of the University of Waterloo.
Donna Strickland Net Worth
Donna Strickland estimated net worth is $300,000 USD as appeared in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg 2018.
|Donna Strickland Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $300,000 USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.|