Kenneth I. Golden

207 Mansfield House, University of Vermont
tel. (802) 656-2908; fax (802) 656-2552
E-mail: Kenneth.Golden@uvm.edu

Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Electrical Engineering
Azarias Williams Professor of Mathematics (11/30/2007 - 06/30/2012)
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Professor

Areas of expertise:

Electrodynamics, statistical mechanics and kinetic theory; strongly coupled plasma physics/condensed matter plasmas; applied mathematics.

Honors/Memberships in Learned Societies:

Fellow: American Physical Society

Fellow: Institute of Physics (UK)

Fellow: Australian Institute of Physics

Senior Fulbright Scholar to Australia (1984-85)

University Scholar in the Basic and Applied Sciences (1992-93)

Member, Society of Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society of North America)

Senior Member, I.E.E.E.

Education

Northwestern University: B. S., Mechanical Engineering, 1955.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: S. M., Mechanical Engineering, 1956
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Professional Degree, Mechanical Engineering, 1957.

Institut Henri Poincaré: Dr. Univ. Paris (mention très honorable), Mécanique Théorique, 1964.
Brandeis University: Post Doctoral appointment in Physics, 1965 – 67.

Professional Record

Azaraias Williams Professor of Mathematics, UVM (11/30/2007-06/30/2012)

Professor of Physics (secondary appointment), UVM (01/1999 – present).

Professor of Mathematics (primary appointment) and Engineering (secondary appointment), UVM (09/1994–present )

Professor of Mathematics (secondary appointment), UVM (09/1989 –0 8/1994).

Chairperson and Professor,  Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering,
     UVM (09/1986 – 06/1994).

George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston MA (09/1982 – 09/1986)

William L. Smith Professor of Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University (09/1980 – 09/1982).

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University (1976 – 1980).

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University (1969 – 1976).        

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (1967 – 1969)

Research Associate in Physics, Brandeis University (1965 – 1967).

Fulbright Scholar, Institut Henri Poincare, Universite de Paris (1962 – 1964)

Acting Senior Scientist, Thermal Radiation Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, Bedford, MA (1961–1962)

Physicist, Thermal Radiation Laboratory, Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
(1959 – 1961).

 Visiting appointments

Visiting Fellow, Department of Theoretical Physics, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering (RSPhySE), Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra A.C.T. (02/2000 – 04/2000)

Departmental Visitor, Department of Theoretical Physics, RSPhySE, Institute of Advanced Studies The Australian National University Institute for Advanced Studies, Canberrra, A.C.T. (June 1996)

Visiting Fellow, Department of Theoretical Physics, RSPhySE, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra A.C.T. (09/1992 – 02/1993)

Guest, Department of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford, U.K      (07/1992 – 09/1992).

Gordon Godfrey Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW Australia (09/1984 – 09/1985).


Research Leader, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (Aug 1981, July 1983).


Visiting Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics, School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia  (one month summer, 1982).


Guest Lecturer, Nanjing University and the Hofei Institute of Plasma Physics, Peoples' Republic of China (one month summer, 1982).

Invited Lecturer, NATO Advanced Summer Institute on Strongly Coupled Plasmas, Orléans-la-Source, France (July 1977).

Collaborateur Scientifique, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (06/1976 – 09/1976).

Professeur associé au Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Enérgies, Centre d'Orsay, Université de Paris XI, Orsay, France (1975 – 76).

Consultant, AVCO-Everett Research Laboratory, Everett, MA (1972 – 1975).


Visiting scientist and Consultant, M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA (1969 – 1972).


M.I.T. Overseas Summer Fellow, Cranfield College of Aeronautics, England (06/1956 – 9/56).

Recent Professional Service

Chair, International Advisory Board of conference series on Strongly Coupled Coulomb Systems (SCCS) (09/2004 - 11/2011)

Chair, Program Committee, SCCS-2005 Moscow, Russia (June 20-25, 2005)

Special Issue (SCCS-2005) Guest Editor, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General

Member, SCCS IAB (September 2001-September 2010).

NSF/DOE Panelist (March, 2004)


Publications

Department of Mathematics & Statistics Homepage

Announcement SCCS-2005