Marcia McNutt#


Marcia McNutt
Email:mmcnutt 'at' nas.edu
Membership Number:4405
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:mmcnutt
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Present and Previous Positions
  • Current - President, National Academy of Sciences, United States of America
  • 2015 - present Professor, Georgetown University
  • 5/2013 - 6/2016 Editor-in-Chief, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 3/2013 - 5/2013 Visiting Research Scientist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/IGPP
  • 11/2009 - 2/2013 Director, US Geological Survey
  • 10/1998 - 11/2009 Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 6/1998 - 11/2009 Professor, Department of Earth Science, UC Santa Cruz (on leave)
  • 9/1997 - 11/2009 President/CEO Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
  • 7/95 - 8/97 Director, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied Ocean Science and Engineering
  • 7/93 - 7/95 Associate Director, MIT SeaGrant College Program
  • 7/89 - 3/98 Professor of Geophysics, EAPS, MIT
  • 7/86 Associate Professor of Geophysics, EAPS, MIT
  • 7/82 - 7/86 Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 6/79 - 6/82 Geophysicist, Branch of Tectonophysics, Office of Earthquake Studies, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
  • 6/78 - 7/79 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • 1/78 - 6/78 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Fields of Scholarship
  • Marine geophysics
  • Tectonophysics
  • Geodesy
  • Gravimetry
  • Geodynamics

Honours and Awards
  • 1970 Class valedictorian, recipient of awards for mathematics, science and French
  • 1970 - 1971 National Merit Scholarship
  • 1973 Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude
  • 1973 - 1976 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 1977 - 1978 University of California Dissertation Fellowship
  • 1984, 1993 Journal of Geophysical Research Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing
  • 1985 Graduate Student Council Award for Teaching
  • 1985 - 1986 Mary Ingraham Bunting Fellow, Radcliffe College
  • 1988 Macelwane Award, American Geophysical Union
  • 1988 Fellowship, American Geophysical Union
  • 1988 Doctor of Science, honoris causa, Colorado College
  • 1989 - 1990 NSF Visiting Professorship for Women, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University
  • 1991 - 2007 Griswold Professor of Geophysics
  • 1993 Outstanding Alumni Award, The Blake Schools, Minneapolis
  • 1996 - 2007 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
  • 1996 MIT School of Science Graduate Teaching Prize
  • 1998 Fellowship, Geological Society of America
  • 1997 Science and Technology Fellow, CSU Monterey Bay
  • 1998 Fellowship, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1999 Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1998 Sanctuary Reflections Award, Special Recognition Category, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
  • 2002 Elected member American Philosophical Society
  • 2003 ARCS Scientist of the Year
  • 2004 National Associate, National Academy of Science
  • 2004 Alumna of the Year, University of California, San Diego
  • 2004 Doctor of Science, honoris causa, University of Minnesota
  • 2005 Elected member, National Academy of Sciences
  • 2007 Maurice Ewing Medal, American Geophysical Union
  • 2008 Ocean Hero, Long Marine Lab, University of California Santa Cruz
  • 2009 UC San Diego’s 100 Most Influential Alumni
  • 2010 Meritorious Service Medal, US Coast Guard
  • 2010 Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, Monmouth University
  • 2011 Doctor of Engineering, honoris causa, Colorado School of Mines
  • 2012 Outstanding Chick in Science, Montana State University
  • 2013 Ragan Communications, winner for “Best Blog”
  • 2013 Ragan Communications, runner-up for “Best Executive Letter“
  • 2016 Bathocordaeous mcnutti named in honor, http://rdcu.be/nRlz
  • 2016 J. Robert Oppenheimer Medal, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • 2016 Support of Science Award, Council of Science Society Presidents

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