Eric R. Priest#


Eric R. Priest
Email:eric 'at' mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk
Membership Number:2605
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:epriest
Elected:2009
Homepage: http://www-solar.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/~eric





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002 Bishop Wardlaw Chair at St Andrew
  • 1997 James Gregory Chair of Mathematics at St Andrews
  • 1983 Personal Chair in Theoretical Solar Physics at St Andrews
  • 1977 Reader in Applied Mathematics at St Andrews
  • 1968 Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at St Andrews
  • 1987 Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Leeds University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Applied mathematics
  • Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Plasma physics
  • Solar physics

Honours and Awards
  • 1985 Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 1994 Elected Member of Norwegian Academy of Sciences & Letters
  • 2002 Awarded the Hale Prize of the American Astronomical Society
  • 2002 Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2009 Gold medal of the UK Royal Astronomical Society
  • 2009 Payne-Gaposchkin medal and prize of the UK Institute of Physics


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