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Cornell University Ithaca, New York
Ph.D. in Astronomy and Space Science 1979
M.S. in Astronomy and Space Science 1975
University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
M.Sc. in Physics 1972
B.Sc. in Physics with First Class Honours 1971
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Yuval Ne’eman Distinguished Lecturer in Geophysics, Atmospheric, and Space Sciences, Tel Aviv University, April, 2012.
Morris Belkin Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (2000-01).
Stanislaw M. Ulam Distinguished Scholar, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory (1990–91).
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellow (1987–88).
Member, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1978–79, 1979–1980).
Cornell University Graduate Fellowship (1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76).
National Research Council of Canada Postgraduate Scholarship (Cornell University: 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76).
National Research Council of Canada Postgraduate Scholarship (University of Alberta: 1971–72).
Louis S. Crosby Gold Medal in Physics, University of Alberta, May, 1971.
SERVICE/MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Elected Treasurer 2010-2013, 2013-16, Elected Chair for 2003-04, Elected Vice-Chair for 2002-2003, Society, and Elected member of Division Committee for 1999–2001. Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA) of the American Astronomical Society.
Editorial Advisory Board, American Journal of Physics Resource Letters, 2012-2014.
Member of Editorial Board, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, April 1, 2010—March 31, 2013.
Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research—Solid Earth, October 15, 1999–December 31, 2002.
Chair, national organizing committee for focus year “Mathematics in the Geosciences,” held at the NSF center at the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), September 1, 2001–June 30, 2002. Principal organizer for workshop #2, Complexity in Geophysical Systems, part of thematic year on “Mathematics in the Geosciences,” IMA, October, 2001; Co-organizer for workshop #3, Dynamical Systems in Celestial Mechanics and Climate Dynamics, part of thematic year on “Mathematics in the Geosciences,” IMA, October 2001.
Member of international organizing committee, 2003 Society for Applied and Industrial Mathematics Annual Meeting and 24th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society, First Joint Meeting of CAIMS and SIAM, held June 16-20, 2003.
Full Member, American Astronomical Society
Member, American Geophysical Union
Full Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Member, American Physical Society
Full Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE AND RELATED EMPLOYMENT
Professor of Planetary Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Department of Physics Astronomy, and Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; 1991—present. Presently holds rank of Professor VIII, as of 07/01/09.
Visiting Professor, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Fall, 2001.
Morris Belkin Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel; 2000—2001.
Stanislaw M. Ulam Distinguished Scholar, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM; October, 1990–September, 1991.