Cullen Distinguished Professor

Department of Physics; Department of Mathematics; Department of Mechanical Engineering; Department of Chemistry

University of Houston

Houston, TX 77204-5005


Institution                                Major/Minor                                      Degree                  Year

Oklahoma Baptist U.             Chemistry/ Physics & Math               B. A.                     1960

University Wisconsin             Physical Chemistry/ Physics            M. S.                    1962

University Wisconsin             Physical Chemistry/ Physics            Ph. D.                   1965


2002-Present: Director, UH Inst. for Digital Informatics and Analysis, U. Houston

1994-Present:  Cullen Distinguished Professor of Physics and Chemistry, U. Houston

1987-1994: Distinguished University Professor of Chem. and Physics, U. Houston

1974-1987: Professor of Chemistry and Physics, U. Houston

(1978-79: Fellow, Inst. For Adv. Studies, Hebrew U. of Jerusalem)

1971-1974: Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, U. Houston

(1973-74): Humboldt U. S. Senior Scientist, Max Planck Inst Strömungsforschung)

(1973-spring: Fellow of Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, IS.)

(1972-fall: Visiting Professor, U. Illinois)

1967-1971: Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics, U. Houston

1966-1967: Assist. Prof. of Chemistry and Physics, Midwestern U., Wichita Falls, TX.

1965-1966: Postdoc. Fellow Joint Inst. for Lab. Astrophys and Dept. Physics, U. Colorado

1962-63: Assist. Prof. Chemistry and Physics, Okla. Baptist U.

Memberships and Awards

Membership: APS (Fellow since 1974), ACS, IEEE, AAPT, Phi Eta Sigma, and Omicron Delta Kappa. Held offices in the Few Body Topical Group of the APS and served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Few Body Gordon Research Conference.

Awards: Guggenheim Fellow, Sloan Fellow, A. von Humboldt Prize (US Senior Scientist Award), 2010 APS Hyer Award for Undergrad Research Mentoring, Southwest Texas Section ACS Award, and Special Creativity Award-NSF