Colin Trevor PILLINGER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1943-05-09
Education Kingswood GS, Univ of Wales (BSc, PhD), Univ of Bristol (DSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations farming, soccer, animals
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Colin Pillinger, CBE, FRS
Career res assoc Dept of Chemistry Univ of Bristol 1972-76 (postdoctoral res asst 1968-72), sr res assoc Dept of Earth Sciences Univ of Cambridge 1978-84 (res assoc 1976-78, at Trinity Hall 1981-84); Open Univ: sr res fell 1984-90, personal chair in planetary sciences Dept of Earth Sciences Open Univ 1990-97, Gresham prof of astronomy 1996-2000, prof of planetary science 1997- (emeritus 2007-), head Planetary Space Sciences Research Inst 1997-2005; princ investigator ESA Int Rosetta Cometary Mission 1994-2000, Co-I status 2000-, lead scientist BEAGLE 2 project for ESA Mars Express Mission 1997-; author of more than 1000 refereed papers, conference procedings, abstract reports, scientific journalism and three books; numerous contributions on radio, television, newspapers and magazines; Asteroid 15614 named Pillinger; SERC Special Replacement Award 1984-89, Wolfson Research Award 1990-93, Aston Medal British Mass Spectrometry Soc 2003, A C Clarke Award 2005, BIS Space Achievement Medal 2005, Reginald Mitchell Medal 2006; fell Univ Coll Swansea 2003; memb: British Mass Spectrometry Soc 1981, Int Astronomical Union 1991; fell British Steel Corporation 1972-74, fell Meteoritical Soc 1986 (memb 1972), FRAS 1981, FRS 1993, FRGS 1993;
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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