Raymond Hide#


Raymond Hide
Sadly, this member passed away.
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Membership Number:215
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:rhide
Elected:1989


Raymond Hide passed away September 5, 2016.

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000- Senior Research Investigator, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London
  • 1994 Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford
  • Individual Merit Scientist (DCSO 1967-75, Chief Scientific Officer 1975-92), U. K. Meteorological Office, Bracknell (Founder and Director of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, later transferred to Oxford University): Professor of Physics, University of Oxford (1990-1994)
  • 1961-67 Professor of Geophysics and Physics at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • 1957-61 Lecturer in Physics at King's College, University of Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • 1954-57 Senior Research Fellow, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell (National Service)
  • 1953-54 Research Associate in Astrophysics at Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geophysics
  • Geomagnetism
  • Meteorology
  • Geodesy
  • Oceanography
  • Planetary physics and geophysical fluid mechanics

Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the Royal Society (of London) (1971, Council 1988-90)
  • Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (1996)
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (1989)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1964)
  • Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (1967)
  • Honorary Member of the Deutsches Arbeitskreis Geschichte Geophysik und Kosmische Physik (2001)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics and Chartered Physicist
  • Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (President 1974-76, Council 1969-72 and 1974-76, Honorary Fellow 1989)
  • Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (President 1983-85, Council 1969-72 and 1983-86)
  • (Founding) Member of the European Geophysical Society (now the European Geosciences Union) (President 1982-84, Council 1981-85, Honorary Member 1988)
  • Honorary Fellow of Jesus College Oxford (elected 1997) and of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge (elected 2001)
  • Honorary DSc degrees awarded by the universities of Leicester (1985), Manchester (UMIST) (1994) and Paris (1995)
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (1990).
  • Chree Medal (Institute of Physics, 1975)
  • Holweck Medal (Société Française de Physique and Institute of Physics, 1982)
  • Gold Medal (Royal Astronomical Society, 1989)
  • Bowie Medal(American Geophysical Union, 1997)
  • Hughes Medal (Royal Society, 1998)
  • Richardson Medal (European Geophysical Society, 1999)
  • Symons Gold Medal(Royal Meteorological Society, 2003)
  • Symons Lecture (Royal Meteorological Society, 1970)
  • Fisher Lecture (Royal Society, Royal Statistical Society, Biometrical Society, 1977)
  • Halley Lecture (University of Oxford, 1980); Jeffreys (Royal Astronomical Society, 1981)
  • Holweck Lecture (Société Française de Physique, 1982)
  • Union Lecture (International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, 1983)
  • Scott Lecture (University of Cambridge, 1984)
  • Thompson Lecture(University of Toronto, 1984)
  • Lindsay Lecture (US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1988)
  • Courtauld Lecture (Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 1996)
  • Schuster Lecture (University of Manchester, 1998)
  • Starr Lecture (MIT, 2001)


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