Sir Peter Mansfield, English physicist, Died at 83


Sir Peter Mansfield was born on October 9, 1933, in Lambeth, London and died on February 8, 2017.

He was an English physicist.

Sir Mansfield was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

He was a professor at the University of Nottingham.

Peter received his PhD in 1962; his thesis was titled Proton magnetic resonance relaxation in solids by transient methods.

He was married to Jean Margaret Kibble (b. 1935) in 1962.

They had two daughters.

Sir Peter Mansfield passed away at 83 years old.