Full C.V.

BORN: July 12, 1953; Middletown, Connecticut

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Geophysics), California Institute of Technology, 1978
M.S. (Geophysics), California Institute of Technology, 1977
B.S. (Earth and Planetary Sciences), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Visiting Scholar, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, University of Munich (Germany), 2014
Visiting Professor, University of Munich (Germany), 2014
Visiting Professor, University of Gottingen (Germany), 2013-2014
Faculty Associate, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2013-
Deering Professor of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 2006-
Scientific Director, University NAVSTAR Consortium, 1998-2000
Visiting Senior Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 1993-1994
Chairman, Department of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 1989-1992
Visiting Professor, University of Utrecht (Netherlands), 1988
Professor of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 1987-
Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 1983-1987
Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, 1979-1983
Post-Doctoral Research Affiliate in Geophysics, Stanford University, 1978-1979

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Plate tectonics, seismology, and space geodesy

 

HONORS:
Price Medal, Royal Astronomical Society, 2014
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Award, 2013
Foreign Member, Academy of Europe, 2010
Stephan Mueller Medal, European Geosciences Union, 2010
George P. Woollard Award, Geological Society of America, 2009
Distinguished Lecturer, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology/Seismological Society of America, 2005-6
Institute for Scientific Information Highly Cited Researchers list, 2002-
Fellow, Geological Society of America, 1999
Faculty coauthor, paper awarded Outstanding Student Paper Award, Geodesy section,
winter 1997 AGU meeting
Faculty coauthor, paper awarded Outstanding Student Paper Award, Geodesy section,
spring 1995 AGU meeting
James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union, 1989
Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 1989
Faculty coauthor, paper awarded Outstanding Student Paper Award, Tectonophysics section,
spring 1987 AGU meeting
Northwestern Undergraduate Student Government Teaching Honor Roll, 1984, 1987
Faculty coauthor, paper awarded Outstanding Student Paper Award, Geodesy section,
winter 1986 AGU meeting
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellow, 1975-1978
Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
Presidential Scholar, 1971
National Merit Scholar, 1971

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

President-elect, American Geophysical Union Natural Hazards Focus Group, 2017
Commencement Speaker, Virginia Tech Geosciences Department, 2015
Chair, European Science Foundation Environmental and Climate Risk Postdoc Panel, 2014
Chair, External Review Committee, University of Kentucky Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2014
Member, Global Earthquake Model / USGS Powell Working Group on Maximum Magnitude and Earthquake Recurrence, 2012-2013
Member, European Research Commission Synergy program review panel, 2012-2013
Chair, Fellows nomination committee, Geodesy Section, American Geophysical Union, 2004-2017
Member, Organizing Committee, Consortium for Mathematics in the Geosciences, 2011-2015
Member, European Geosciences Union Arthur Holmes Medal committee, 2011-2013
Member, Group on Earth Observations Geohazards Community of Practice, 2011-
Crough Lecturer, Purdue University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, 2010
Member, European Geosciences Union Stephan Mueller Medal committee, 2010-2013
Member, German Science Foundation South Atlantic review panel, 2008-2015
Member, External Review Committee, University of Miami School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, 2008
Consultant, Field Museum of Natural History “Nature Unleashed” disasters exhibit, 2008
Member, NSF Earthscope Operations and Maintenance review panel, 2007
Member, European Science Foundation TOPO-Europe review panel, 2007
Member, NSF Earth Sciences Instrumentation Program Visiting Committee, 2007
Member, External Review Committee, University of California at Riverside, Department of Geological Sciences, 2006
Member, NSF Earthscope Facility review panel, 2005
Organizing committee member, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on tectonics and seismic hazards for the Adria Microplate, 2004
Organizing committee member, NSF MARGINS Theoretical Institute on the Seismogenic Zone, 2003
External Review Committee, Purdue University Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, 2003
Member, NASA Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission Science Team, 1999-2002
Chair, Excellence in Geophysical Education Award committee, American Geophysical Union, 2000-2001
Member, governing board, WEGENER European space geodesy consortium, 2000-2003
Member, External Scientific Advisory Board, Netherlands Research Centre for Integrated Solid Earth Science
Member, Steering Committee, NSF Plate Boundary Observatory Initiative, 1999-2000
Member, University Relations Committee, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 1999
Organizing committee member, UNAVCO conference on volcanic geodesy, 1999
Chair, Bucher Medal committee, American Geophysical Union, 1996-1998
Invitee, National Academy of Sciences Symposium on Frontiers of Science, 1992
Chair, Fellows nomination committee, Seismology Section, American Geophysical Union, 1992
Seismology section representative, Macelwane Medal committee, American Geophysical Union, 1990-1992
Sub-panel chair, NSF workshop: Continental dynamics research in the 1990s, 1991
Member, NASA Dynamics of the Solid Earth program panel, 1991
Organizing committee member and session chairman, AGU Chapman conference on
time dependent positioning and monitoring of crustal motion, 1991
Member, NSF Proposal Review Panel: Global Positioning System, 1988
Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1986
Associate Editor, Geophysical Research Letters, 1986
Member, NASA GPS Geodetic Systems Working Group, 1986-1988
Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1986-1989
Northwestern University representative, University NAVSTAR Consortium, 1985-
UNESCO Lecturer, International Institute of Seismology and
Earthquake Engineering, Japan, 1985
Northwestern University representative, Incorporated Research Institutions for
Seismology, 1984-1990; member, Executive Committee, 1986-1988;
Chair, nominations committee, 1990
Seismology Program Chair, AGU Fall Annual meeting, 1984-1985
Member, Ocean Margin Drilling Caribbean Regional Synthesis Group, 1981-1982