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Raymond E. Goldstein

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]


1967-79:  Public Schools, West Orange, New Jersey, USA

1983:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
           S.B. Physics
           S.B. Chemistry
1986: Cornell University
           M.S. Physics
1988: Cornell University
           Ph.D. Physics
                Advisor: Neil W. Ashcroft

Academic Appointments

1988:          Service de Physique Théorique, Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Saclay,
                    Gif-sur-Yvette, France

                      Visiting Scientist
1988-1991: University of Chicago, James Franck and Enrico Fermi Institutes
                      Postdoctoral Research (1988-91)
                     Advisors: Gene F. Mazenko and Leo P. Kadanoff
1991-1996: Princeton University
                      Assistant Professor of Physics
                      Associated Faculty, Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
1996-2006: University of Arizona
                      Associate Professor, then Professor of Physics and Applied Mathematics
2006-:         University of Cambridge
                      2006-2023: Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems, DAMTP
                      2023-:         Alan Turing Professor of Complex Physical Systems, DAMTP

Fellowships and Honours
Apker Award, American Physical Society (1983)
Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Cornell University (1983-1988)
Robert McCormick Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Enrico Fermi Institute, University of  Chicago (1988)
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Chicago (1989-90)
31st Arthur H. Compton Lecturer, University of Chicago (1990)
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, Princeton University (1992-1996)
National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellow, Princeton University & University of Arizona (1993-1998)
Stephanos Pnevmatikos Award in Nonlinear Science (2000)
Fellow of the American Physical Society, Biological Physics (2003)
Fellow of the Institute of Physics (2009)
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (2010)
Advanced Investigator Grant, European Research Council (2010-2014)
William Hopkins Prize, Cambridge Philosophical Society (2011)
Outstanding Referee, American Physical Society (2012)
Senior Investigator Award, Wellcome Trust (2012-2017)
Ig Nobel Prize in Physics (2012) (joint with P.B. Warren, R.C. Ball, and J.B. Keller)
Fellow of the Royal Society (2013)
EPSRC Established Career Fellowship, Mathematics Programme (2015-2020)
G.K. Batchelor Prize in Fluid Mechanics, International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2016)
Rosalind Franklin Medal and Prize, Institute of Physics (2016)
Schlumberger Chair for Mathematical Sciences, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, France (2017)
Senior Investigator Award, Wellcome Trust (2018-2022)

Professional Service
Adjunct Associate Editor for Biological Physics, Physical Review Letters (1996-1999)
Divisional Associate Editor for Biological Physics, Physical Review Letters (2000-2002)
Buckley Prize Selection Committee, American Physical Society; Vice-Chair (1997), Chair (1998)
Editorial Board, Nonlinearity (2001-2002)
Editorial Board, Physica D (2001-2003)
Editorial Board (covering Biological Physics), Reviews of Modern Physics (2002-2008)
Co-organizer, Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute (2000-2003)
Division of Biological Physics, American Physical Society; Vice-Chair, Chair-Elect, then Chair (2001-2004)
Biological Physics Group, Institute of Physics; Member (2009-12)
Scientific Council, Institute des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, France (2010-15)
Associate Editor, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (JFM Perspectives) (2015-2018)
Chair, Management Board, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge (2017-2022)
Member, Advisory Board, Max Planck - University of Twente Centre for Complex Fluid Dynamics (2017-)
Member, Commission on Statistical Physics (C.3), International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (2018-2020)
Member, Board of Reviewing Editors, eLife (2018-2023)
Member, Sectional Committee 1 (Mathematics), Royal Society (2018-2021)
Advisory Board, Flow (2020-2024)
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Flatiron Institute (Simons Foundation), New York (2022-)