Michael McIntyre#


Michael McIntyre
Email:mem 'at' damtp.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:447
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:mmcintyre
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.atm.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/mem
http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/m.e.mcintyre


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008-present Emeritus Professor, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1993-2008 Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1992-2003 Co-director, Cambridge Centre for Atmospheric Science
  • 1991 Co-founder of the Cambridge Summer School in Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Dynamics, and lecturer therein on "Fundamental concepts and processes", 1991-2006
  • 1987-1993 Reader in Atmospheric Dynamics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1972-1987 University Lecturer, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1969-1972 Assistant Director of Research in Dynamical Meteorology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1967-1969 Postdoctoral research associate with Jule G. Charney and Norman A. Phillips, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1963 Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Otago, New Zealand

Fields of Scholarship
  • applied mathematics
  • fluid dynamics
  • atmosphere-ocean-planetary dynamics
  • large-scale turbulence
  • atmosphere-ocean jets
  • global-scale atmospheric circulations
  • ozone layer
  • Antarctic circumpolar current
  • ocean storage of carbon dioxide
  • Pleistocene swings in atmospheric carbon dioxide
  • solar tachocline dynamics
  • solar evolution
  • lucidity principles
  • mathematics-music relations
  • wave-vortex interaction
  • wave-mean interaction (interaction of waves and mean flows), illustrating one of the grand themes of physics, the dynamical organization of fluctuations)
  • musical acoustics
  • bowed-string dynamics

Honours and Awards
  • 1968-71 Research Fellowship, St John's College, Cambridge
  • 1981 Adams Prize, University of Cambridge
  • 1984 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Senior Visiting Fellow
  • 1985 Stewartson Memorial Lecturer, University College London Victor P. Starr Memorial Lecturer, M.I.T.
  • 1987 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal (highest award of the American Meteorological Society)
  • 1989- Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1990- Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1990- Fellow of the American Meteorological Society
  • 1991 Symons Memorial Lecturer of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • 1992 Sectional Lecturer, IUTAM XVIIIth International Congress, Haifa
  • 1992{97 SERC/Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Senior Research Fellow
  • 1995 Distinguished Sackler Lecturer, University of Tel Aviv
  • 1999 Julius Bartels Medal of the European Geophysical Society
  • 1999- Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2003- Highly Cited Researcher of the Institute of Scientific Information, Geosciences category
  • 2011- Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • 2013 Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer of the American Meteorological Society

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