He obtained a B.S. from Rutgers University, an M.S. from UCLA and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. He was co-author of two texts: Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics (with S. Ramo and J. R. Whinnery) and Principles of Superconductive Devices and Circuits (with C. W. Turner).

He was a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a recipient of the Berkeley Citation and the IEEE/CSC Award for significant and Continuing Contributions to Applied Superconductivity. He led a research group in superconductive electronics since 1968, including both devices and circuits.

Professor Van Duzer passed away in October 2023.


  • 1960, PhD, EE, UC Berkeley
  • 1957, MS, EE, UCLA
  • 1954, BS, EE, Rutgers

Selected Publications

Awards, Memberships and Fellowships