Professor Emeritus, Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Current interests: evolution of ices in the interstellar medium and solar nebula; computer simulations of multifluid, magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) shock waves; analytic and numerical methods for multifluid MHD; physics of interstellar dust. Funding history: NASA, NSF, NIST, Semiconductor Research Corp. and others.
BA valedictorian, Williams College, in physics and astronomy PhD, Harvard University, in theoretical astrophysics
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