Simon Phillpot’s Bio

 

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Professional Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida  (2003 – 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):

  • 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)
  • Current Opinions in Solid State and Materials Science: Editorial Board (2012-present)
  • Journal of Nuclear Materials: Editorial Board (2012-present)
  • Science: Member of Board of Reviewing Editors (2009-2013)

Publications:

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=nK2OtUkAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra