207 Mansfield House,
tel. (802) 656-2908; fax (802) 656-2552
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.
American Physical Society
Institute of Physics (UK)
Australian Institute of Physics
Fulbright Scholar to Australia (1984-85)
Scholar in the Basic and Applied Sciences (1992-93)
Society of Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Society of
Senior Member, I.E.E.E.
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.
Professor of Physics
Professor of Mathematics
(primary appointment) and Engineering (secondary
Professor of Mathematics
and Professor, Department of Computer Science and
A. Snell Professor of Engineering, Northeastern
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).
Assistant Professor of Physics,
Associate in Physics,
Fulbright Scholar, Institut Henri Poincare, Universite de Paris (1962 – 1964)
Senior Scientist, Thermal Radiation Laboratory, Air
Thermal Radiation Laboratory, Air Force
(1959 – 1961).
Fellow, Department of Theoretical Physics,
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)
Fellow, Department of Theoretical Physics, RSPhySE,
Institute of Advanced Studies, The
Department of Theoretical Chemistry,
Gordon Godfrey Professor of
Research Leader, International Centre for
Visiting Professor, Department of Theoretical
Lecturer, NATO Advanced Summer Institute on Strongly
Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole
Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne,
au Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Enérgies,
Centre d'Orsay, Université de Paris XI,
Consultant, AVCO-Everett Research
Visiting scientist and Consultant, M.I.T.
Overseas Summer Fellow, Cranfield
Recent Professional Service
Chair, International Advisory Board of conference series on Strongly Coupled Coulomb Systems (SCCS) (09/2004 - 11/2011)
Program Committee, SCCS-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)