Robert Charles KENNICUTT

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1951-09-04
Education Rensselaer Poly Inst NY (BS), Univ of Washington (MS, PhD)
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Recreations rock collecting
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Style Prof Robert C Kennicutt
Career adjunct research fell California Inst of Technol and Carnegie postdoctoral fell Hale Observatories 1978-80, asst prof then assoc prof Dept of Astronomy Univ of Minnesota 1980-88; Univ of Arizona: astronomer Steward Observatory 1988-2005 (memb Cncl 1989-2005), assoc prof 1988-92, dep head Dept of Astronomy 1991-98 (academic dir 1990-98), prof 1992-2005; Univ of Cambridge: Plumian prof of astronomy and experimental philosophy 2005-, professorial fell Churchill Coll 2006-, dir Inst of Astronomy 2008-11, head Sch of Physical Sciences 2012-; visiting positions and lectureships incl: visiting fell Leiden Observatory 1982, Beatrice M Tinsley centennial visiting prof Univ of Texas 1994, Adriaan Blaauw visiting prof Univ of Groningen 2001, Whitford lectr Univ of Wisconsin 2002, Caroline Hershel distinguished visitor Space Telescope Science Inst Baltimore 2006-07, Lyman Spitzer lectr Princeton Univ 2007, Bruno Rossi lectr Arcetri Observatory Florence 2008; memb Fachbeirat Max Planck Inst Extraterrestrial Physics 2013-; ed-in-chief The Astrophysical Jl 1999-2006, memb Int Advsy Ctee Chinese Jl of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2002-08, memb Editorial Bd Cambridge Univ Press Astrophysics Series 2007-; memb of numerous professional ctees incl: Nat Acad of Sciences/Nat Research Cncl Ctee on Astronomy and Astrophysics 1998-2001, Hubble Space Telescope Science Inst Cncl 2000-04, Advsy Ctee Nat Science Fndn Nat Virtual Observatory 2002-06, NASA Science Mission Directorate Evaluation Team 2004-05, Astrophysics Sub-Ctee NASA Advsy Cncl 2006-09, Scientific Advsy Ctee European Virtual Observatory Project 2006-09, Wissenschaftlicher Beirat Astrophysikalishe Inst Potsdam 2006-11, Int Advsy Bd Netherlands Research Sch for Astronomy 2008-, STFC Programmatic Review Panel 2008; Alfred P Sloan fell 1983-87; Dannie Heineman Prize American Inst of Physics/American Astronomical Soc 2007, Gruber Cosmology Prize 2009; memb: Nat Acad of Sciences (USA) 2006, IAU, American Astronomical Soc (vice-pres 1998-2001, memb Exec Ctee 1999-2001), Astronomical Soc of the Pacific; FRAS, fell American Acad of Arts and Sciences 2001, FRS 2011
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER