Professor and Departmental Chair
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Princeton University Ph.D. Physics 1985
Princeton University M.A. Physics 1981
Cornell University B.S. Engineering Physics 1979
2000-present Professor of the Department of Physics and Astronomy The University of Iowa
1998-2000 Associate Professor of the Department of Physics and Astronomy The University of Iowa
1994-1998 Associate Professor of the Department of Physics University of Maryland
1989-1994 Assistant Professor of the Department of Physics University of Maryland
1985-1989 Research Scientist Swiss Federal Technical Institute
HONORS AND AWARDS
International Max Planck Research School Experts Workshop, Greifswald, 2004.
Elected to fellowship in the American Physical Society, 1999.
Invited Professor, Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne, Spring 1996.
CIES Visiting Scientist Bourse, University of Provence Aix-Marseille, Fall 1996.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1990-1992.
National Science Foundation, Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1990-1995.
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellow, 1979-1984.
Elected to Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society, 1979.
Graduated with distinction (GPA 4.0), Cornell University, 1979.
American Physical Society, elected vice-chair of the Division of Plasma Physics, 2010.
Pure and Applied Physics, 2006-2008.