Born: February 25, 1948
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-74, Ph.D., Physical Chemistry.
Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1965-70, B.A., Chemistry.
Distinguished Professor of Computational Chemistry, 2007 - present.
University of Pittsburgh, Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, 2002 - 2005.
University of Pittsburgh, Professor of Chemistry, 1985 - present.
University of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1980 - 1985.
University of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 1978 - 1980.
Yale University, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Applied Science,
1976 - 1978.
Yale University, J. W. Gibbs Instructor of Engineering and Applied
Science, 1974 - 1976.
Other Positions and Activities:
Co-director, Center for Simulation and Modeling, Univ. Pittsburgh
(2008 - present)
President, Telluride Science Research
(2009 - present).
Co-organizer, Symposium on Hydration: From Clusters to Aqueous
ACS National Meeting (2007).
Faculty Fellow, Institute for Advanced Energy Studies, NETL (2008 -
Chair, Langmuir Prize (APS) Selection Committee (2006).
Co-organizer, Symposium on Hydrogen Bonds: Developments in Theory and
Experiment, ACS National Meeting (2005)
Senior Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry (2004 - present).
Member, Keck Nanoscale Molecular Electronics Laboratory, Univ.
Pittsburgh (2003 - 2007).
Member, Board of Directors, Telluride Science Research Center (2004
Associate Faculty, Institute of Nanoscience & Engineering, Univ. of
Pittsburgh (2003 -present).
ORISE Faculty Fellow, National Energy Technology Laboratory (2003 -
Associate Faculty, Department for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics,
School of Medicine,
University of Pittsburgh, (2002 - present).
Advisory Board, Petroleum Research Fund, ACS (2002 - 2005).
Chair, American Conference on Theoretical Chemistry (2002).
Editorial Board, Journal of Chemical Physics (2001 - 2003).
Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge (2001).
Director, Center for Molecular and Materials Simulations, University of
Member, AT Nanomaterials and Electronic Structure Algorithms Team of the
Secretary/Treasurer, Physical Chemistry Division, ACS (2002 - present).
Editorial Board, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts (1997 - present).
Visiting Fellow, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of
Promotion of Chemistry, Visiting Professor, Taiwan (March 1995).
Affiliate Staff Scientist. Pacific Northwest Laboratories
(1994 - 1997).
Visiting Professor, University of Utah (1994-1995).
Visiting Fellow, Australian National University (1992).
Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Carnegie-Mellon University
(1988 - present).
Chair, Vice Chair, Vice Chair Elect, Theoretical Chemistry
Subdivision, Physical Chemistry Division, ACS (1988-1991;1997-2000).
Member, Joint National Center for Supercomputing
Supercomputing Center Peer
Review Board (1986 - 1988).
Organizer, Symposium on Bound & Temporary Anions in Chemical
Systems, 194th ACS National Meeting (1987).
Co-Organizer, 20th Annual Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference,
Pittsburgh, May 1987.
Program Director for Theoretical Chemical Physics, National Science
Foundation, August 1984 - August 1985.
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Summers 1976, 1977.
2010 ACS Phycial Chemitry Division Award in Theoretical Chemistry
2009 Fellow of the American Chemical Society
2009 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2008 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring
2008 Henry Eyring Center Lecturer, University of Utah
2007 Fellow, AAAS
2006 Coulson Lecture, University of Georgia
2006 David P. Craig Visiting Professor, Australian
2004 Included in Chemical and Engineering News'
Highlights of 2004
2004 Included in Science Magazine's Scientific
Breakthroughs of 2004
2003-2005 Creativity Extension, National Science Foundation
2000 Pittsburgh ACS Award
1995 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award, Univ. of Pittsburgh
1993 Fellow of the American Physical Society
1990 Distinguished Alumnus Lecturer, Northeastern University
1981-1982 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow
1977-1982 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
1977-1979 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow
1977 Visiting Scholar, University of Nebraska, May 1977
1970-1973 NSF Predoctoral Fellow (M.I.T.)
1970 B.A. Summa Cum Laude, Northeastern University
American Chemical Society
American Physical Society