Biography

 

Simon R. Phillpot, PhD

 

Mailing Address Professor Simon R. Phillpot
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
164 Rhines Hall
Box 116400
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Office 164 Rhines Hall
Telephone (352) 846-3782
Fax (352) 392-7219
Email sphil@mse.ufl.edu
Web http://phillpot.mse.ufl.edu

 

Professional Appointments

  • Vladimir A. Grodsky Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida (2019 – present)
  • Distinguished Professor, University of Florida (2018 – present)
  • Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida  (2003 – present)
  • Professor of Nuclear Engineering, University of Florida (2011 – present)
  • Professor of Engineering Education, University of Florida (2019 – present)
  • Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida (2010 – 2015)
  • Director, Nuclear Engineering Program, University of Florida (2011 – 2014)
  • Group Leader, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory (2002 – 2003)
  • Physicist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory (1995 – 2003)
  • Assistant Physicist, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory (1989 – 1995)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory (1987 – 1989)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Xerox Corporation (1985 – 1987)

Education

  • University of Florida                                     Physics                        Ph.D.                1985
  • Oxford University (United Kingdom)        Physics                        B.A.                  1980

Awards and Honors (External):

  • Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (2010)
  • Fellow of American Physical Society (2008)
  • Fellow of Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (2006)
  • Fellow of Institute of Physics (2006)
  • #56 on Thomson-Reuters Top 100 Most Influential Materials Scientists, 2000-2010
  • DOE Basic Energy Sciences Award for a research highlight (2002)

Awards and Honors (Internal):

  • Vladimir A. Grodsky Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (2019)
  • Distinguished Professor (2018)
  • University of Florida Term Professor (2017 – 2019)
  • University of Florida College of Engineering Doctoral Dissertation Advising/Mentoring Award (2017)
  • University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship (2010-2012)
  • Department of Materials Science and Engineering Faculty Excellence Award (2009, 2008, 2007)

Editorial Activities:

  • Journal of Applied Physics: Deputy Editor (2014 – present); Associate Editor (1993-2014)
  • Annual Review of Materials Research: Editorial Committee (2010-present)
  • Journal of Nuclear Materials: Editorial Board (2012-present)
  • Current Opinions in Solid State and Materials Science: Editorial Board (2012-2018)
  • Science: Member of Board of Reviewing Editors (2009-2013)

Publications:

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