Academic Curriculum Vitae


2006-2012 Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
2006 Chief, CSIRO Marine Research; then Marine & Atmospheric Research
2005 Sept-2006 Seconded as CSIRO Director, Science and Policy
2003-2006 Board of Directors, CRC for Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems
2005-2006 Founding group, WA Marine Science Institution
2002-2006 Honorary Research Professor of Chemistry, University of Tasmania
1998-2002 Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Univ. of Houston
2000-2002 Founder, University of Houston Environmental Modeling Institute
2001-2002 Environmental Institute of Houston, Advisory Board
1998-2001 Chair, Physical Chemistry Division, University of Houston
1996-2002 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Affiliate Staff Scientist PASS
1998-2002 Affiliated Faculty member, W. M. Keck Center for Computational Biology
1998-1999 Visiting Professor in the School of Chemistry, University of Sydney
1991-1998 Professor of Chemistry (Established Chair of Theoretical Chemistry), University of Sydney
1994-1997 Deputy Director for Physical Sciences, UniServe*Science, CAUT Center for Educational Software in Science at the University of Sydney
1991-1995 Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah
1991 Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah
1988-1991 Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah
1983-1988 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
1981-1983 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard

Education (top)

1978-1981 University of Chicago, Ph.D. in Chemistry, 28 August, 1981 A Molecular Theory of the Solid - Liquid Interface Adviser: Professor David W. Oxtoby
1974-1977 University of Sydney, B.Sc. (First Class Honours), 15 April, 1978
1968-1973 Sydney Grammar School, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Senior Knox Prize
1997 Doctor of Science, University of Sydney (16 May, 1997) Theory of Aqueous Solutions and Freezing
2004 Attended AICD Company Directors residential course

Prizes and Awards 1974 - present (top)

1997 Federation of Asian Chemical Societies, Distinguished Young Chemist Award
1994 Antarctic Service Medal, US Department of Navy and National Science Foundation
1992 Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1990 Student Distinguished Service Award, University of Utah
1988 Rennie Medal of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1977 Masson Medal of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute
1977 University Medal & First Class Honours in Theoretical Chemistry
1976-77 C.S.R. Chemicals Prize for Chemistry, and Union Carbide Prize for Chemistry 3
1974-75 Levey Scholarship for Chemistry I and Physics I, and Iredale Prize for Chemistry II

Visiting and External Appointments (top)

1998-2001 Advisory Editorial Board, PhysChemComm
1997-1998 Australian Academy of Science, Chemical Education Sub-committee
1997 University of Tasmania, Woolmers Lecturer in Chemical Education
1997 Visiting Professor of Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining, Colorado School of Mines, Golden Colorado USA
1996 US Department of Energy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PNNL Affiliate Staff Scientist
1994 Australian Academy of Science Fellowship to Japan
1993 Visiting Research Fellow, ANU Research School of Chemistry