1967: University of Chicago (Ph.D.)
1964: University of Chicago (M.S.)
1963: University of Chicago (B.S.)
1960: Bronx High School of Science
1967 – 1968 Research Associate, Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany, Institut fur Theoretische Huttenkunde
1968 – 1969 Research Associate, Pennsylvania State University, Dept. of Mineralogy and Geochemistry
1969 – 1974 Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Dept. of Chemistry
1970 – 1971 Visiting Research Associate, University of Chicago, James Franck Institute
1972 Visiting Scientist, Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany
1974 – 1978 Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Dept. of Chemistry
1974 Visiting Scientist, Bell Telephone Laboratories
1975 Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1976 Visiting Associate Professor, University of California at Berkeley
1976 – 1977 Program Director for Chemical Thermodynamics, National Science Foundation
1978 – 1985 Professor, Arizona State University, Depts. of Chemistry and Geology
1981 Visiting Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook
1984 – 1985 Director, Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University
1985 – 1997 Professor, Princeton University, Dept. of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Affiliate faculty, Dept. of Chemistry, Member, Princeton Materials Institute
1988 – 1991 Chair, Dept. of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University
1988 Visiting Summer Faculty, I.B.M., T.J. Watson Research Center
1992 – 1997 Albert G. Blanke, Jr. Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences, Princeton University
1997 – 2019 Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth, and Environmental Materials Chemistry, University of California, Davis. Appointments in Departments of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (home department); Chemistry; Land, Air and Water Resources; Geology
2001 – 2019 Edward Roessler Chair in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, UC Davis
2002 – 2019 Director of the NEAT ORU, UC Davis
2003 – 2019 Distinguished Professor, UC Davis
2013 – 2017 Interim Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, College of Letters and Science, UC Davis
2019 – present Professor, School of Molecular Sciences, and School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University
2019 – present Director, Materials of the Universe, Arizona State University
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