Gary A Glatzmaier

Earth and Planetary Sciences Department
Earth and Marine Sciences Building
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

(541) 214-5882
http://es.ucsc.edu/~glatz
glatz@es.ucsc.edu

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Ph.D. 1980 Physics
Thesis title: Compressible Convection in a Rotating Spherical Shell

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
B.S. 1971 Physics and Mathematics
Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Positions

Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA (8/14-)
Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA (10/98-6/14)
Visiting Professor of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (11/96-5/97)
PhD Scientist (Geophysics), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM (7/84-10/98)
Postdoctoral Fellow (Solar Physics), Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM (9/82-6/84)
Postdoctoral Fellow (Solar Physics), Newcastle upon Tyne and Cambridge Univ., England (8/81-8/82)
Postdoctoral Fellow (Solar Physics), High Altitude Observatory, NCAR, Boulder, CO (10/80-7/81)
Naval Officer and Physics Instructor (Nuclear Reactor Physics), Naval Nuclear Power School, Bainbridge, MD (12/71-12/75)

Outreach and Service

Editorial Board, Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics (2011-)
Executive committee, NSF Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (2010-2013)
Oversight board, UC Shared Research Computing Services (2009-2012)
Featured in a NOVA program, Magnetic Storm: geodynamo simulations (2003-)
Featured in a video display in the American Museum of Natural History, New York: geodynamo simulations (1999-)
Associate Editor, Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics (1990-2011)
Steering Committee for High-Performance Computing Requirements for the Computational Solid Earth Sciences (2004)
Director, Center for the Origin, Dynamics and Evolution of Planets, UCSC (2000-2003)
Executive Committee, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Alamos (1987-1998)
Executive Committee, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos (1988-1990)
Advisory Board for the IUGG Committee on Study of the Earth's Deep Interior (2002-2006)
AGU Committee on Study of the Earth's Deep Interior (1998-2003)
U.S. Geodynamics Committee, National Research Council (1997-1999)
NSF National Resource Allocations Committee (1997-2001)
National Computational Science Alliance Peer Review Board (1997-2001)
NSF Peer Review Board for the Pittsburgh and Illinois Supercomputing Centers (1996-97)
Co-editor, with P.H. Roberts, Reversals, Secular Variation and Dynamo Theory, Gordon and Breach, UK (1991)

Honors

2014 John Adam Fleming Medal, American Geophysical Union
2010 Member, National Academy of Sciences
2010 Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2006 Distinguished Lecturer, Institute of Physics of Ireland
1997 Fellow, American Geophysical Union
1996-1997 Distinguished Lecturer, Associated Western Universities
1996 IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award
1995 Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1986 Los Alamos Distinguished Performance Award
1980 University of Colorado Donald E. Billings Award