Research Professor of Physics. D. Phil., Oxford University 1973
Honor and Awards
2014 Martin-Gutzwiller-Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
2012 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2012 Humboldt Research Award (Humboldt Prize) of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2009 Aneesur Rahman Prize of the American Physical Society (for Computational Physics)
2008 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (inaugural year of the award).
2004-2005 Outstanding Faculty Award of the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.
2003-2004 Excellence in Teaching Award of the University of California, Santa Cruz
1989, Fellow of the American Physical Society
1985 Maxwell Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics, (with Alan Bray)
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My research, and this web site, is currently supported by the National Science Foundation
The transit of Venus, June 5, 2012, from Santa Clara, CA. Photo taken by John Doak through a thin layer of cloud.
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