David Anthony KING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1939-08-12
Education St John's Coll Johannesburg, Univ of the Witwatersrand (BSc, PhD), UEA (ScD), Univ of Cambridge (ScD)
Books & Publications Publications The Hot Topic (with Gabrielle Walker, 2008); numerous scientific pubns on the chemical physics of solid surfaces and gas/surface interactions and on science policy
Recreations art, photography
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Prof Sir David King, FRS
Career Shell scholar Imperial Coll London 1963-66, lectr in chemical physics UEA 1966-74, Brunner prof of physical chemistry Univ of Liverpool 1974-88; Univ of Cambridge: 1920 prof of physical chemistry 1988-2005, head Dept of Chemistry 1993-2000, dir of research 2005-; fell St John's Coll Cambridge 1988-95, master Downing Coll Cambridge 1995-2000, fell Queens' Coll Cambridge 2001-08, chief scientific advsr to UK Govt and head Office of Sci and Innovation 2000-07, dir Smith Sch of Enterprise and the Environment Univ of Oxford and fell Univ Coll Oxford 2008-12, sr science advsr UBS 2008-, chief scientific advsr to President Kagame of Rwanda 2009-, Bd pres Collegio Carlo Alberto Turin 2009-12, chcllr Univ of Liverpool 2010-; pres AUT 1976-77; chm Leverhulme Tst Res Awards Advsy Ctee 1995-2000, memb Direction Ctee Fritz Haber Inst Berlin 1981-93; ed Chemical Physics Letters 1989-2001, chm Kettle's Yard (House and Art Gallery) Cambridge 1989-2000; pres Br Science Assoc 2008-09 (hon fell 2009), chair Future Cities Catapult 2013-, dir Cambridge Kaspakas 2013-; Br Vac Cncl medal and award for research 1991, Greenpeace Business Lectr 2004, World Wildlife Fund Awareness Award 2004, Arthur W Adamson Award American Chemical Soc 2009; FInstP 1977 (MInstP 1967), FRSC 1974 (medal and award for surface chem 1978, Tilden lectr 1988-89, Liversidge lecture and medal 1997), FRS 1991 (Rumford medal and prize 2002), foreign fell American Acad of Arts and Sciences 2002; Officier dans l'ordre Legion d'Honeur 2009
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